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We want to introduce you to Alissa McElreath, LM's new Columns Editor. Alissa teaches English at a small, private college in North Carolina, where she lives with her husband and two children (7 and almost 4). She chronicles her life as a mother, writer, and teacher on her blog. Read her latest post about the true meaning of Christmas.....

Starting in January of 2008 she'll be writing for the Family Education Network. Her essay, "That Mommy Thing," will be appearing in Mama Ph.D. (Rutgers University Press, 2008).


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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