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Carol Boley – Author/ Speaker  

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Carol Boley, writer and speaker, loves Jesus, loves people, and loves helping connect the two. Carol's involvement in women’s ministry spanned more than 35 years, and she understands the needs, fears and joys of a woman’s heart.
Carol, a journalism and home ec graduate of the University of Arizona with a Master’s from Wheaton College (IL), is a former newspaper reporter and feature writer. She has also worked as a hospital community relations specialist, a museum educator at the Arizona Capitol Museum, and a playologist at the Children's Museum of Phoenix.
Her first book, But I’m Not a Wicked Stepmother! with co-author Kathi Lipp, released in March, 2015. In addition, Carol has years of experience writing for such publications as Guideposts, Focus on the Family, Better Family Living, Moody Monthly, Navy Times and Arizona Magazine. She contributed the chapter "When You're Mom No. 2" to Focus on the Family’s Guide to Growing a Healthy Home.
Carol also leads seminars and workshops, with and for other moms, specializing in such family-related topics as "Rearing Your Bright Child," "Rearing Your Young Athlete," "In Step With the Spirit" (Surviving and Thriving in a Stepfamily), and "When Mama Moves In" (The Joys and Challenges of Multi-Generational Living) – all areas of personal experience.
Carol is a former homeschooling mama, including one now a Ph.D. candidate in physics and another who served as a missionary in Papua New Guinea.
Carol blogs with members of her professional writers’ group, Tuesday’s Children, at
Carol has been married to her husband Jim for more than 36 years, even though Jim is an Arizona State fan. They are the parents of three beautiful grown daughters (Abby, Allison, Andrea).
Carol enjoys reading, traveling, laughing, and talking back to the television set. Carol has taught Women's Bible Studies, and provided premarital counseling during her time as co-chair of the Couples Ministry at Valley View Bible Church in Paradise Valley, AZ.
In addition to writing and speaking, Carol is currently navigating the adventure of downsizing. She cheers for the Arizona Wildcats, eats chocolate, and experiences God’s grace every day.

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