Lisa Whelchel | Author and Star of "The Facts of Life" and Motherhood Specialist

Lisa Whelchel

Author and Star of "The Facts of Life" and Motherhood Specialist

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Lisa Whelchel

Lisa Whelchel was born on May 29 in Littlefield, Texas. At age 13, her first professional acting experience was as a Mouseketeer for Walt Disney's "The New Mickey Mouse Club." Ms. Whelchel is perhaps best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC's "The Facts of Life" for nine years. Her first book, "Creative Correction" released October 2000 and has sold over 200,000 copies. She went on to write over a dozen more books including, "The Facts of Life and Other Lessons My Father Taught Me," "The ADVENTure of Christmas," "The Busy Mom's Guide" Series, and her most recent, "Friendship For Grownups." Ms. Whelchel is also an international speaker and has toured with "Women of Faith," "Extraordinary Women" and "Women of Joy." Lisa participated in Season 25 of CBS's "Survivor: Philippines." She tied for second place and won the Sprint "Player of the Season" as awarded by the fans of the show. She made her return to feature films in Tyler Perry's " A Madea Christmas." And, on the smaller screen, in Hallmark Channel's Original Movies, "For Better or For Worse" and "Hearts of Spring." You can currently watch Lisa on MeTV's first original programming, "Collector's Call." Lisa is also a certified CoActive Life Coach and focusing most of her time these days coming alongside others on their transformational journey to remembering their True Self.

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Friendship for Grownups

My story of learning about the transforming power of friendship in my adult years.

Falling Gracefully

My story of going from fear to free


My story of discovering the walls I had built around my heart for protection and how the dissolving of those walls made connection possible: body, soul and spirit.

The Facts of My Life

A conversation format covering topics from being on television as a child to being a contestant on “Survivor” to George Clooney to God to everything in between.

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Speaking Mom-Eseby Lisa Whelchel

Speaking Mom-Ese

by Lisa Whelchel

Mom-ese is the mother tongue of moms.

Lisa Whelchel definitely knows how to speak the language of motherhood. From the days you just want to break down in tears because the kids are sick and cranky and the house is a wreck, to the joys of seeing your kids' eyes light up when they get a new understanding of God's love, she's been there and can relate.

Through fifty-two mini-devotions, Speaking Mom-ese provides encouragement and connects moms to each other and to God.

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