She is married to Retired, SFC Frank Bell and they are the proud parents of two sons, Frank and Kendall, and a new daughter-in-love, Marie. It is while traveling as a military spouse that she began her professional career working with families and children in Early Childhood Development and Elementary Education. Terri believes in Proverbs 18:16 which states, “Your gift will make room for you”. This passage of scripture seems to manifest itself in her life quite often. Over the past 30 years, she has become a valuable asset to organizational leaders who serve children. She has held such positions as, Center Director, Assistant Director, Teacher, Training and Curriculum Specialist, and Family Coordinator.
Terri is also the CEO/Founder of a non-profit organization appropriately entitled, “”. Its goal is to affect families and communities through literacy, parent education, and economic empowerment. She uses her books, programs, and services as a catalyst to accomplish that goal. In addition to publishing, Terri is a Book Coach and uses her expertise as a platform to mentor aspiring writers to walk in their destiny as Authors. She's also the host/facilitator of an online prayer line, "Power of a Praying Parent" that meets every week to pray for children and their families. She's also a "Jesus Calling" prayer ambassador for Harper Collins. This is author, Sarah Young's online prayer call that meets every Tuesday morning around the world.