Dr. Marlena Uhrik’s most unique book, In Grandpa’s Hands, was written, sketched, and designed to honor her father for the important role he played in her family. This exquisite and unusual book won the Mom’s Choice Award. Marlena has also published Guidebook for Family Day Care Providers (McGraw Hill), used as a textbook in community colleges. Another book, My Family Matters to Me became an Amazon Best Seller.
A prominent children’s advocate, Marlena has received national and international recognition for the work she has done improving the lives of children and families. She is a recipient of the United States Presidential Award for Service.