Marissa Bader is a Minneapolis-based writer and children’s book author who also holds a M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy. She currently serves as the Twins Editor and mental health writer at Lucie’s List, and has written for a variety of publications including Psychology Today, HuffPost Parents and Twiniversity.com, to name a few.
When not writing, Marissa loves dancing, soaking up the sunshine (at least during Minnesota’s warm summer months!), and spending time with her husband and their three daughters, a set of twins and their singleton big sister.
Arlene Soto is the owner of Intricate Designs. She is an illustrator, formatter, graphic and web designer based in Denver, CO. Her background is in Fine Art, and she has a BFA in Sustainable Interior Design. She has been happily working with children’s book authors to bring their stories to life through art and design. She aims to focus her portfolio on projects that center on diversity and inclusivity.
She is also a homeschooling mother to three girls and along with her husband they garden, have chickens, 2 dogs, and a cat to complete their wonderfully busy life.