Moms over 50 may see their nest empty and then fill up again as adult children return home, either alone or with children.
Ina Mae Brooks is the co-author of an inspirational book of devotions Moms Over 50 to Go. Her manuscripts have been published in magazines, anthologies and on the Internet for the past nine years. She works freelance from her southwest Missouri home.
Ina Mae is a retired social worker and former church secretary. Her volunteer activities include serving as a disability rights advocate, and as a third-term member of the Missouri State Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Council – at the discretion of the governor. She is a mentor to 1st grade pupils in the local elementary school.
Ina Mae and her husband have four adult children, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
LeAnn Campbell’s publishing credits include over 1100 articles, columns and stories. She teaches workshops on the craft of writing.
LeAnn Campbell retired in 1995 from teaching special education in a secondary vocational-technical school, and has also taught severely handicapped children.
She writes curriculum articles for public school teachers, and writes many articles on teaching preschool children in church. A grandmother of eleven and great-grandmother of two, LeAnn writes many articles on grandparenting.
She is a past-president of Christian Writers Fellowship in Girard, Kansas, and editor of the monthly newsletter. LeAnn is a member of Missouri Writers Guild and editor of the Guild’s quarterly newsletter.