Former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel shares her experiences of growing up without true friends in her new book, “Friendship for Grown-Ups,” and sheds light on how she learned to find and develop friends as an adult through God’s grace.
Growing up as an actress in Hollywood, Lisa Whelchel had a hard time finding true friends. In this time, Lisa was able to see what constitutes a true friend, how to keep them, how to be a true friend and more. She has taken all of her most intimate stories and secrets and combined them into the book, Friendship for Grown-Ups.
Friendship for Grown-ups is a true story written straight from Lisa Whelchel’s heart and really draws the reader in by including discussion questions and other tools. She is very straightforward and honest and does not sugar coat a thing.
About Lisa Whelchel
Born on May 29 in Littlefield, Texas, Lisa Whelchel was 13 when she landed her first professional acting experience on “The New Mickey Mouse Club,” as a Mouseketeer. Best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC’s “The Facts of Life” for nine years, Ms. Welchel has now taken much of her experience in life and turned into a successful author career.
Her first book, “Creative Correction” published by Tyndale House, released October 2000. The book has sold over 200,000 copies and received a Gold Medallion Nomination in the Family and Parenting Category.
She is also the author of “The Facts of Life and Other Lessons My Father Taught Me,” “So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling,” “The ADVENTure of Christmas,” “The Busy Mom’s Guide to Prayer,” The Busy Mom’s Guide to Wisdom,” “The Busy Mom’s Guide to Bible Study,” “Speaking Mom-ese,” “Creative Correction – The Bible Study, ” “This is My Story -Bible Study” and “Taking Care of the ‘Me’ in Mommy.”
Ms. Whelchel is married and homeschools her three children. She feels her current role, as a wife and mother, is her greatest, and most challenging, role yet.
With a goal to refresh and equip other mothers, she is the founder of MomTime Ministries, MomTime Get-A-Ways and “Personal Mom Coaching.”