About FamilyEducation's Authors

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Curious World Staff

Curious World is an award-winning early learning mobile app designed to boost academic skills, fuel curiosity and encourage a lifelong love of learning.

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Brittany McCabe

Child Development Specialist

In 2012, Brittany earned a Masters degree in Child Development and has worked for the past 20 years as a child development educator and parent advisor.

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Candace Nagy

Freelance Parenting Writer

Candace Nagy is a passionate writer with a flair for storytelling that is deeply rooted in her curious tendencies and peculiarly perceptive mind.

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Deborah Cruz

Award-winning Parenting and Lifestyle writer

Deborah is an award-winning parenting and lifestyle writer who has been creating content on the internet since 2009. She’s a Latina from Chicago who married her college boyfriend, the Big Guy.

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Deborah Porter

Founder of Moms Mentoring Circle, Life Coach, Author

Deborah Porter is a sought-after, influential voice on parenting, motherhood, self and soul care.

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Donna Moriarty


Donna Moriarty is a writer, editor and author with a passion for writing, speaking and listening—the most powerful and enduring forms of human connection. She’s written and edited award-winning pub

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Dawn Huebner, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist, Parent Coach, Author

Dawn Huebner, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of 10 books for children selling over 1 million copies in 23 languages. A child psychologist, parent coach, and popular speaker, Dr.

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Elisa Cinelli

Parenting Writer & Child Behavior Expert

Elisa is a well-known parenting writer. She is an expert on child behavior and certified in Positive Discipline.

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Erica Loop

Parenting Writer

Erica is an experienced parenting and education writer, with an M.S. in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.

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Erin Ollila

Co-Founder of Spry Literary Journal

Erin Ollila believes in the power of words and how a message can inform – and even transform – its intended audience. She graduated from Fairfield University with an M.F.A.

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Gavin de Becker

Author and Security Specialist

Gavin de Becker is widely regarded as our nation's leading expert on the prediction and management of violence.

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HeHe Stewart

Maternity Concierge and Doula

HeHe is the founder of a Maternity Concierge, Doula and Birthing Service in the Boston area.

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Heidi Butler

Writer & Award-Winning Meteorologist

Heidi Butler is an experienced writer, an award-winning meteorologist, and the mom of a sweet baby boy.

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Jacqueline Weiss


Jacqueline Weiss is a blogger, freelance writer and social media consultant based in Los Angeles. A graduate of Emerson college, she is passionate about wellness, fitness, and beauty.

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Jess Faraday

Freelance Writer

Jess Faraday is a writer, a certified teacher, and a parent. She enjoys writing about family life, arts and crafts, and pets.