Melanie Shankle is a New York Times bestselling author, podcaster, wife and mother. The Texas A&M graduate is also a guest blogger for high profile outlets and an in-demand speaker for events across the country. Her next book, "Church of the Small Things: The Million Little Pieces That Make Up a Life," is out Oct. 3. Melanie lives with her husband Perry and their daughter Caroline in San Antonio, Texas. For more information, please visit MelanieShankle.com.