Melissa Cole, also know as "Teal Mom" is the Editor of Central North Carolina Voice and author and food allergy advocate. She is a devotional writer featured in The Secret Place. Melissa’s writing has also been featured in The Liberty Leader newspaper and The Courier-Times newspaper. She is a featured blogger and guest blogger on AllergyCloud.com, an allergy resource page. Melissa also serves as a Sunday School teacher at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Liberty, NC and has served in many capacities at Mt. Zion, including as the Mothers of Preschoolers leader, a Children’s Church teacher and a Girls in Action leader. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Christian Ministry from Liberty University. Melissa lives in Central North Carolina with her husband Jon and four wonderful children, Ashlynn, Jonathan, Annemarie and Jaxon. Melissa is represented by Caroline George of Cyle Young Literary Elite. Follow her blog at MelissaColeAuthor.com.