About Lisa Whelchel

From Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Mothers

About Lisa Whelchel

Lisa Whelchel was born on May 29 in Littlefield, Texas. At age thirteen, her first professional acting experience was as a Mouseketeer for The New Mickey Mouse Club. Ms. Whelchel is perhaps best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC’s The Facts of Life for nine years.

Her first book, Creative Correction, was published in October 2000. The book has sold more than 200,000 copies and received a Gold Medallion Nomination in the Family and Parenting Category.

She is also the author of The Facts of Life and Other Lessons My Father Taught Me, So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling, The ADVENTure of Christmas, The Busy Mom’s Guide to Prayer, The Busy Mom’s Guide to Wisdom, The Busy Mom’s Guide to Bible Study, Speaking Mom-ese, Creative Correction — The Bible Study, This Is My Story — Bible Study, and Taking Care of the ‘Me’ in Mommy. Her most recent book is Friendship for Grown-Ups: What I Missed and Learned Along the Way.

Ms. Whelchel is married and homeschooled her three children, who have all now left the nest. She feels her current role, as a wife and mother, is her greatest, and most challenging, role yet.

With a goal to refresh and equip other mothers, she is the founder of MomTime Ministries, MomTime Get-A-Ways, and Personal Mom Coaching. For more information, please visit www.LisaWhelchel.com.

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