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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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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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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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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Dr. John Arden

Author and PhD, ABPP

John Arden, PhD, ABPP is the Author of 15 books (translated into 20 languages) including Brain2Brain, The Brain Bible, Rewire Your Brain, and Brain-Based Therapy with Adults.

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Julia Ries

Freelance Writer

Julia Ries is a freelance writer based in L.A. Her words have recently been published in (slash on) HuffPost, Healthline, PBS, Girlboss, the Philly Inquirer, and Hello Giggles — amongst others.


Julie Mason

Contributor & Instructional Coaching Expert

Julie Mason brings an expertise in blended and personalized learning, instructional coaching, and curriculum design to the role.

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Kristina Cappetta

Freelance Writer and Children’s Author

Kristina is a freelance writer with a BA in Communications. She is a former television news producer with 20 years of writing experience.

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Laura Richards


Laura Richards is a writer, journalist, communications, brand, and PR specialist with 20+ years of experience. She’s also a mother of four so understands the joys and struggles of parenting.