About FamilyEducation's Authors

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.

Eileen S. Marzola, Ed.D.

Parenting Expert and Assistant Professor at Columbia University

For more than 20 years, Eileen Marzola has worked with children and adults with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, as well as their parents and teachers.

Tonilyn Hornung

Freelance Journalist

Tonilyn Hornung is an author and freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, and many other parenting magazin

Amy Webb, Ph.D.

Child Development Expert and Parenting Coach

Amy Webb is a child development expert and parenting writer. Amy holds a Doctorate in Human Development and Family Sciences.

Barbara Callaghan

Former Teacher and School Principal

After teaching in California, for nearly ten years, Barbara Callaghan moved to New Hampshire in 1985 and became a school principal.

Barbara Potts

Elementary School Counselor

Barbara Potts has worked as an elementary school counselor for many years. She previously taught exceptional children. She has a BA in psychology from Wake Forest University and an M.Ed.

Brittany McCabe

Child Development Specialist

Hello there! My name is Brittany McCabe. I am a mama to a five-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl who married my high school sweetheart.

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.

Carol Carter

President & CEO, GlobalMindED

Carol Carter is the author of many books on college and career planning. Her career in publishing includes several senior management positions at Prentice Hall, a division of Pearson Education.

Connie Collins


Connie Collins is a professional school counselor who worked in public education for 35 years as a teacher and counselor at the middle school and secondary levels.

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.

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.

Del Antaki

Junior High and High School Counselor

Del Antaki has worked as a counselor at the junior high, middle, and high school levels for many years. Before becoming a school counselor, she taught mathematics and English.

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

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.