Shelly Wildman talks about the guiding parenting principles she used to help her focus on the most important things. Wildman and her husband wanted to know why they were doing what they were doing. Wildman believes that if parents want kids who are on fire for the Lord, the parents must have a committed relationship with Christ themselves. Wildman also explains why she and her husband picked public education for their family.
Shelly Wildman is an author, speaker, and former writing professor who is passionate about raising the next generation for Christ. She speaks frequently to women’s groups and spends much of her free time mentoring young women. Shelly holds degrees from Wheaton College and the University of Illinois at Chicago, but her most important life’s work has been raising her three daughters. She and her husband, Brian, have been married for thirty-two years and live in Wheaton, Illinois.