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.

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.

Donna Moriarty

Author

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

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.

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.

Jacqueline Weiss

Writer

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.

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.

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.

Laura Richards

Journalist

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.

Rutger Bruining

Founder and CEO of Story Terrace, Family History and Heritage Expert

Rutger graduated with a degree in Business Economics from the University of Amsterdam and an MBA from Columbia University.

Sa'iyda Shabazz

Writer

Sa'iyda Shabazz is a writer and mother to one. She can often be found in her apartment writing into the wee hours and trying to read a book in peace.

Dr. Stephanie Burgos

Emergency Medicine Physician

As one of the nation’s acclaimed Emergency Medicine Physicians, Dr. Stephanie Burgos is also a best-selling author, lifestyle and confidence coach, wellness expert, speaker, and social influencer.