Shelley Rudderham was born in Bathurst, New Brunswick where she was raised in a bilingual environment along with her three sisters. During her Junior high school years, her family moved to Sydney Nova Scotia which seemed to be at the other end of the World. That is where she met her husband to be. They married and now have three beautiful bilingual daughters who are now at the ages to start their own families. Shelley and Joe lived in Halifax, then grew their family in Saulnierville, Nova Scotia before moving back to the Halifax area seven years later.