About Darcy Kimmel

Darcy Kimmel has a heart for encouraging and equipping parents and grandparents to maximize their unique callings in life with the Grace Based Parenting model for relationships.  Her greatest joy comes from her own family and relationships.

Darcy speaks at marriage and parenting events with her husband Tim. She loves to provide help for parents through the Grace Based Parenting materials, including single parents and blended families. As a writer, Darcy is co-author of several books on parenting, grandparenting and family relationships. Darcy gives parenting advice and helpful family tools in a regular column she writes for the Family Matters Blog.

Darcy and Tim have a passion for family and together founded Family Matters, a ministry dedicated to “equipping families for every age and stage of life”.  Darcy and Tim love to show parents and couples how to apply God's grace to their  marriages and parenting skills.

Darcy and Tim Kimmel were high school sweethearts and have been married for 41 years. They count their four children, their children’s spouses and their ever expanding group of grandchildren among their greatest earthly blessings.