Emphasis On Moms     

 You are a Mom ~   You are a Wife ~   You are a Lady ~

       Don't run from who you are ~ embrace it!





Emphasis On Moms Volunteer Staff






     Founder, Owner & Editor  ~ Dionna Sanchez

Dionna is mom to two girls ages 12 and 9 1/2, a step mom, and a mother-in-law!  She has been married for 14 1/2 years and resides with her family in Idaho.

In addition to founding and operating the Emphasis On Moms Ministry; Dionna was selected to be a "real mom" blogger for PreciousMoms.com (a site sponsored by Precious Moments), and a contributing writer to MomWritersLiteraryMag



  Heartstrings Columnist ~ Angie Maldonado

Angie Maldonado is a home schooling mom of two girls (ages 5 and 7) and an Army wife. She and her family currently reside in Fort Benning, Georgia.  Her greatest goal in life is to leave a remarkable spiritual legacy to her two girls and to see them mature with hearts to serve the Lord.  She enjoys crafting, decorating, reading, and of course, writing.  Angie has experience the renovating power of the Lord at work in her marriage, and considers it a great blessing to use what she has learned to help build other women in their faith.  She is working on her first book dedicated to encouraging women to let their lights shine for the Lord Jesus.



Nurture Your Soul Columnist ~ Paula Moldenhauer

A mother of four, Paula Moldenhauer is passionate about God's grace and intimacy with Jesus. She is published in magazines, book compilations, and devotionals and enjoys public speaking. When not writing, Paula loves hiking in the mountains, curling up with her kids and a good book, deep conversations with a friend, and walking barefoot. Her website offers home schooling hints, book reviews, and a free weekly devotional, Soul Scents. Subscribe to Soul Scents at www.soulscents.us.



  Timeout Columnist ~ Jennifer Whitmer

Jennifer Whitmer lives and laughs with her husband, two sons, and daughter in St. Louis, Missouri.  She is an accomplished music teacher, full-time mother of three, and part-time make-up artist. She loves Jesus and pointing others toward His wonderful purposes.  Jennifer spends her time with people at Jubilee Church, traveling with her children, or with friends around the neighborhood.  For Jennifer, nothing beats a conversation with her husband, a good book, or a cup of coffee with a friend.  Send email to Jennifer at jenniferwhitmer@gmail.com with any thoughts or questions.


  It's The Simple Things Columnist ~ Lisa Burt

Lisa Burt is a home school mom who has been blessed with a wonderful husband and 3 beautiful girls (ages 20, 18 and 8), who are teaching her more than she will ever teach them. Lisa enjoys traveling, shopping, being spontaneous, long coffee breaks, learning more about Jesus and how He loves her so unconditionally. She appreciates people who are real.



Media and the Home Columnist ~ Jenny Conlon

You can visit Jenny Conlon at her blog: http://ahappyhomeisaretrohome.blogspot.com/




  Potpourri Tips ~ Amy McCormick


Amy McCormick is a single mom to her spunky 5-year-old daughter.  They live in Long Island, NY, where they enjoy swimming, scrapbooking, reading, and watching Eloise movies together.  Amy has been a special education teacher for 11 years in both Maryland and New York.  She aspires to be a writer and has penned a children's book and some single parenting literature, but it is yet to be discovered!  :) 


  Memory Lane Columnist ~ Kim Ward



  Social Graces Tips ~ Edie Bunch

Edie Bunch is a military wife of 10 years who currently lives in Fort Benning, Georgia, with her husband and their two girls, ages 8 and 4.  She is a registered pharmacist who has chosen to stay at home with her children (although she is rarely at home a lot of days in her many roles of motherhood!).  Born and raised in North Carolina, Edie cherishes the southern hospitality and traditions passed down from her mother and grandmother, and strives to instill the same values in her girls.  God has given Edie and her family a unique calling to practice Christian hospitality in the military and many wonderful opportunities to regularly open their hearts and home to encourage soldiers and families around them.

  Treasure Box Devotionals ~ DeeDee Warren

DeeDee Warren is a wife, mother, mother-in-law, and "MommaDee" in her home and with her family.  She is the Pastor's wife, Women's Ministry Director and a Bible Study Teacher at her church.  Her passion is teaching and encouraging women to pursue their high calling in Christ Jesus.  The "new" hobby is blogging.  You can learn more about DeeDee from her personal blog http://www.deedee-warren.blogspot.com


Free To Be... Columnist ~ Selena Mack

Profile coming soon!



Character Columnist ~ Carie Trost

~ Carie Rachele Trost is the blessed mother of four children.  A home schooling mom of three (two boys ages 8 and 12 and one daughter age 10).  And the mom/friend to her son in college (age 19). She is very blessed to be married to her best friend, Den.  Her passions are to live out loud and to be all that God made her to be.  She enjoys writing, reading, photography, and gardening. She is presently compiling her poems, songs, and writings into a devotional to encourage others to Trust and Obey their Father in Heaven and never give up.