Award-winning author and speaker Brenda Nixon has written or contributed to 33 titles, including her award-winning The Birth to Five Book and eight books in the NY Times Best-Selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series.
As a "mom to the ex-Amish" Brenda blogs and posts pictures of her unique experiences with those who've left Amish. She has two "sons" from the Swartzentruber Amish - Mosie and Monroe - and her daughter married Harvey, who grew up/left the Swartzentruber Amish.
A popular and engaging speaker, Brenda is often invited to bring her suitcase of Amish clothing and share fascinating facts about this American subculture.
Married for 36 years, Brenda lives, writes, and travels to speak from Ohio - home to the largest number of Amish settlements nationwide.