Natalie Gwyn proudly claims the title of World’s Okayest Mom as she raises six children with her high school sweetheart. In between laundry and carpool, she is a contributing writer for Huffington Post, Guideposts, and The Today Show. Her posts and articles have also been syndicated through and Natalie has been cited widely for her candid, insightful, often humorous writing and celebrities like Kathie Lee Gifford have quoted and pictured her on social media.

Natalie is a 2016 winner of The Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest and her book OKAYEST MOM was chosen as The Today Show’s “Favorite Thing” in 2018.

Natalie lives in Northern California with her beautiful, blended family. She writes and speaks about adoption, faith, and how to embrace our imperfect lives. She makes many mistakes daily, has been known to misplace a child or two, and loves her family in the midst of the chaos.