Sharon Top Gritter lives in Edmonton, Alta. with her husband of 27 years. They are the parents and foster parents of six children. They have traveled to 15 countries and nine provinces. She works as a coordinator of Brander Gardens ROCKS (reaching out to community kids) with an after-school program, a music school, Mom and Tot’s group and summer programming for families new to Canada. Previously, she was a teacher, music and sports director, professor assistant, Food Bank coordinator, a Sunday School director and a parent educator. She loves to play the piano, sing, bike, hike, camp and read.