Michaelyn Hein is a cradle Catholic who has always had a deep love of and passion for her faith. She has used her talents in her home parish as a catechist, lector and facilitator in her parish women's spirituality group. Michaelyn earned her B.A. in English and M.A.T. in Secondary Education with a concentration in English. She taught high school English for seven years and worked as a writing tutor before giving birth to her and her husband's first child. Since then, she has committed herself to raising her two children full-time and writing in the spare moments when her family isn't seeking her attention (which is usually when they're sleeping).