Julie is a wife and mother of three teen and tween children. She grew up in a small town in Texas and now lives in Dallas. And, yes, she has a twang. After graduating from Southern Methodist University, she began her career in public relations working for non-profits, PR firms, and in corporate PR. Before leaving the corporate world to stay home with her children, she worked in national public relations for one of the world’s leading and most recognizable brands. Currently she writes and speaks on topics including marriage and parenting, focusing on how Jesus loves us through all of it. She has written for The Dallas Morning News’ Mom’s Panel and TheBlaze.com. Julie also wrote a monthly marriage/parenting newsletter for a private Christian school for three years called Parenting with Purpose. She regularly appears on saysomethingshow.com and posts for Kirk Cameron’s thecourage.com. Currently she is a writer forgoodwordproject.com, a year-long, word-a-month blog adventure with three other seasoned writers. In addition, Julie is a Colson Fellow. Visit Julie at her blog, JulieHildebrand.com.