Elaine is the author of three books. Her newest book, We All Married Idiots: Three Things You'll Never Change About Your Marriage and Ten Things You Can, was released in 2012. She also authored Splashes of Serenity: Bathtime Reflections for Drained Moms and Splashes of Serenity: Bathtime Reflections for Drained Wives. Her writing is in Sanctuary: A Devotional Bible for Women, and in several magazines.
Elaine and her husband, an ordained minister, have been married 42 years. Together they have led many marriage retreats and counseled numerous hurting couples.