Jolene Philo grew up in a caregiving family and raised a son with medical special needs. During her 25 years as an educator, she created an inclusive classroom for children with disabilities. She’s the author of several books about caregiving, special needs parenting, and childhood PTSD, including Sharing Love Abundantly with Special Needs Families: The 5 Love Languages® for Parents Raising Children with Disabilities, which she co-authored with Dr. Gary Chapman. She is currently working on a book about stress and compassion fatigue in caregivers and a cozy mystery series. Her award winning blog, www.DifferentDream.com, provides encouragement and resources for caregiving families. Jolene and her husband live in central Iowa.