Emily Layton lives in Springboro, Ohio. She finds joy in fireflies, kayaking, autumn leaves, campfires, waterfalls, being barefoot, and exploring all of these things with her family.  She and her husband Todd are the parents of five children (ages 10 to 23) and have enjoyed many years of homeschool adventures. Emily loves learning, growing, and seeking truth, She received a masters degree from Brigham Young University in Marriage and Family Studies, has published many articles as a qualitative scholar, and is a contributing author for the American Families of Faith Project.