Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer has made a career out of writing and using that gift to uplift others. With over 40 books published she enjoys using real life stories to inspire through fiction and non-fiction. Tricia is the mom of six, three grown children and three adopted little ones – that’ll end up being forty years of parenting know how! As a former teen mom she is now dedicated to reaching out to other teen moms. She is a favored speaker at writing events around the country and on her website Tricia Goyer she shares the inspiration behind her prolific writing career.


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Surviving the Strong-Willed Child

I used to laugh when my mother-in-law Darlyne told me how my husband was a strong-willed child. That’s until our daughter turned out to be exactly like her dad.

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12 Ways to Help Your Children Honor Veterans

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It’s OK to Strive and Fall Short

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On a recent business trip there are two families that stand out in my memory. One is a couple who sat down by me at the lunch table at the…

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I don’t know about you, but I was a messy child and teen. Growing up, my room could have been considered a danger zone. It was hard to walk through…

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