Cornelia Seigneur is the author of <a href="http://www.corneliaseigneur.com/books/" target="_hplink">two books</a>:<em> WriterMom Tales: Corralling the Commotion While Savoring the Chaos, Spilled Cheerios and Prayers of Real-Life Motherhood</em> and <em>Images of America: WEST LINN</em>. <br />
As the mother of five children including identical twin boys, her pen often turns towards parenting and family issues. Cornelia has been a freelance journalist for <em>The Oregonian</em> newspaper since 1996, specializing in family, faith, culture, and community features. Her work has also appeared in Christianity Today and Parents magazine, among other publications. Cornelia has also been an adjunct professor, a substitute teacher, a church youth director, and a faculty advisor for a college student publication. Cornelia is the founding director of the Faith & Culture Writers Conference held each year in Portland, Oregon.