Merrily Boyack is an estate-planning attorney and author. Her books include Teaching Your Children to Fly: A Guide to Independence, The Parenting Breakthrough, Strangling Your Husband Is Not an Option, Toss the Guilt and Catch the Joy, How Do I Change My Husband?, 52 Weeks of Fun Family Service, Standing Up in a Sit-Down World, and In Trying Times, Just Keep Trying. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has written two Missionary-themed books Will My Child Be Ready: Missionary Prep for Moms and When I Am a Missionary.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in business management from Brigham Young University and her law degree from Santa Clara University. She lives in Utah with her husband. They are the parents of four sons.