Published Work

I write non-fiction, poetry, and fiction under both my married name, Theresa Nelson, and my maiden name, Theresa Boedeker.

My work has been published in over 50 publications: ParentLife, Seek, Splickity Prime, Simple Joy, Women of the Spirit, Focus on the Family, Sunset, Instructor, The Computing Teacher, and Reminisce.

Click on the below titles to view some of my published work.

Outhouse Adventures, Splickety
Laughing With Abandon, Activated Magazine
Raising Perfect Children, Christian Home and School
Moving Beyond Life’s Messes, Home Life
Skinny Ankles, Baby Belly, and Forgiveness, Ruby for Women
Turn Off that Pressure Cooker and Get a Life, Prairie Times
A Recipe for Success, Reminisce
The Cycle of Our Life, Christian Home and School
Conservation Cycling, Missouri Conservationist
Reading Past Memories, Flashlight Memories


Plowing Fields, Time of Singing
Locker Smells, Writer’s Ink
First Meeting, Between the Lines
By the Lake, Between the Lines
Ashley, Crosscurrents
Weekend Visit at Mom’s, Between the Lines


Guest posts on other websites:
Shedding the Wallflower – Made to Brave Sisterhood; Crystal Twaddell | October 15, 2018
5 Reasons I Love the Bible | Saturday Soul Food; Living by Design Ministries w/ Sarah Koontz 9/15/18
Are You Prideful? Lies that are Hurting Your Relationships. Blessed Transgressions | August 25, 2018
Stay at Home Moms ARE Working Women, The Better Mom | April 30, 2018
Twelve Ways to Grow and Fail with Grace, Blessed Transgressions | April 9, 2018
Motels, Sisters, and Cardboard Boxes, The Nervous Breakdown | January 12, 2018
Counting Blessing on a Card Table, Her View From Home | 11/20/2017
Dear First Time Moms, Mothering Beyond Expectation | 11/17/2017
Why Strive to Have a Perfect Life?, Blessed Transgressions | 7/7/2017
Why Little Boys Love Peeing Outside, Kindred Mom | 5/17/2017
Dealing with Conflict: Hurtful Words, Blessed Transgressions | 4/28/2017
Letter to My Daughter; Remember This, Prayers for Girls | 4/28/2017
Encouraging Spring’s Potential in Others, Missional Women | 4/21/2017
Deciding to Identify the Graces of Life, Blessed Transgressions | 4/19/2017
Offering Hope for the Interrupted Mom (for Momentous Monday), Christen Spratt  | 3/19/2017
Discover What Makes Your Soul Sing, Blessed Transgressions | 3/6/2017
Twinkling Mom, Kindred Mom | 2/23/2017
The Friendship Moment of Change, Life Letter Café “Find it Here on Fridays” | 1/18/2017
Would You Enter a Different Reality?, Blessed Transgressions | 12/12/2016
Wrestling with Guilt and Shame, Blessed Transgressions | 11/20/2016


7 Questions Sunday: Theresa Boedeker & Life as it Comes, by David JB Miller | Life Letter Café


Internet achievements:
Grace & Truth Featured Writer | 9/7/2018
Grace & Truth Featured Writer | 8/31/2018
Moments of Hope Featured Writer | 4/19/18
Grace & Truth Featured Writer | 2/16/18
Jennifer Dukes Lee featured writer for the week at Tell His Story | 11/14/2017
Grace & Hope featured writer | 7/14/2017
Jennifer Dukes Lee featured writer for the week at Tell His Story | 4/11/2017
Most Clicked List on the Blogger’s Pit link-up| 3/15/2017
Jennifer Dukes Lee featured writer for the week at Tell His Story | 12/26/2016