About FamilyEducation's Authors

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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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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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Kate Wehr

Writer and Journalist

Kate Wehr is a Montana-based small-business owner who was working from home before it was cool.

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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.

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Robin Enan

Parenting Writer, Clinical Psychologist in Training

Robin is a mom of three and longtime journalist who previously worked for The Associated Press covering California and national politics.

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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.

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Sa'iyda Shabazz


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.

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Samantha Celentano


Samantha is a writer and mother who has a background in Special Education. She offers a unique perspective on home life and is the ghostwriter behind many popular lifestyle and parenting blogs.

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Sharon Greenthal

Freelance Parenting Writer

Sharon Greenthal is a freelance writer and has been published on a wide range of websites, including Scary Mommy, Angi, and VeryWell where she was the Parenting Young Adults Expert.

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Sophia Birk

SEO Content Creator

Now based in Europe, Sophia is an avid traveler with a passion for words and an SEO expert/content writer. She is also multilingual in English, French, German, Mandarin, and Polish!

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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.

Stephanie Sokol

Stephanie Sokol

Journalist, Editor and Freelance Writer

Stephanie Sokol is a writer and editor from the Chicago area. She has a background in news and marketing and has been writing for more than a decade.

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Vaijayanti Mohapatra

Parenting Writer

Vaijayanti Mohapatra is a mom and freelance writer based in Dublin, California. An engineering graduate from India, she likes baking and reading fiction during her free time.