Michelle Hackney

Michelle Hackney is a full-time homeschooling mother of five, living in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She is an advocate for breastfeeding, children's rights and attachment parenting. Michelle believes that developing nurturing and mindful connections through trust and respect is the ideal way way for parents to raise secure, independent and happy children.

Mia Ortiz-Gandara

Mia Ortiz-Gandara is an illustrator and public school art teacher who currently lives in El Paso, Texas, with her husband and two sons. She offers private art instruction for people with special needs, and is passionate about encouraging and building self-confidence in children by using art as a tool and outlet to communicate emotions.