The Parenting Patch is a family blog created in 2011 by Heather and James, a husband and wife team. Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, homemaker, homeschooler, and mother. James is a writer, editor, entrepreneur, husband, and father. The couple are the proud parents of four children (three daughters and one son). The family also includes five pets (two cats and three dogs). The Parenting Patch website and social media feature family-focused content including crafts, recipes, homeschool material, household products, reviews, and personal posts.