Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1968—1972.
Teacher Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home, Xenia, Ohio, 1972—1973, Wabash Junior High School, Wabash, Indiana, 1973—1974, Liberty-Benton High School, Findlay, Ohio, 1974—1975. Substitute teacher Clermont County Schools, Batavia, 1975—1976, 1999—2000. Author self-employed, since 2001.
Homemaker and educator, since 1975.
Married Thomas Philip Craver, August 2, 1975. Children: Sara Theresa, Christina Diane, April Marie, Bartholomew Thomas, Emily Catherine, Amanda Jean.