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Monica Epperson


Monica Epperson is the Chairman and CEO of Blended Love, Inc., an innovative nonprofit addressing divorce and family change through the classroom. She founded Blended Love in 2008 with a mission to bring hope and camaraderie to the child of divorce through the classroom.

As a certified teacher and graduate of Northeastern State University, Epperson can relate to the changing dynamics of today's classroom. Aside from the growing mandates on coursework and academic accountability, there is also the emotional management of today's student. Coming from a divorced home as a child she can empathize with the uncertainty students face and the interference with absorbing necessary curriculum. And yet, as a teacher she can identify with the frustration of discipline and organization that can accompany a child of divorce.

Monica speaks locally as the "voice" of the child of divorce, and is also a children's author. She wrote her first book in 2007, A Heart with Two Homes, and another in 2011, Bounce.

Monica enjoys sharing her newfound passion for running and fitness, and the role it plays in her professional, family, and social life.

Sep 032013

My eleven-year-old daughter and I have been training for her first 1/2 marathon in October.  This experience has been a first for both of us; first long run for her and first time to train someone for me.  A new challenge with a lot of personal growth potential. Not too far into the training plan, Continue Reading «Leaders Follow: A Training Story»

Apr 082013

This weekend I ran the farthest I have ever run, a whopping 12.5 miles. If you’ve been a long distance runner for a long time, I bet you remember that first time you broke through your own glass ceiling. My first time started off with a moment in my kitchen waiting for the hot professor’s Continue Reading «Romantic Runs»