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Dr. Amy Webb, Ph.D.

Doctor of Human Development and Family Sciences

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About Amy

Dr. Amy Webb graduated from the University of Texas with a doctorate in Human Development and Family Sciences in 2008 and has since worked as a freelance writer for parenting websites and apps, (such as Motherly and Family5), and she currently works as an Associate Writer for Lovevery, a play product brand. In addition, as a mom of 2 boys, Dr. Webb has run The Thoughtful Parent for over 14 years - a blog that gives parents strategies to support their child’s development based on academic research, combined with their intuition. She is also the author of ‘Tender Beginnings’, a book that guides moms through the first 6 months of their baby’s life and advises them about child development.

Background and Experience

  • BA, Sociology, Southwestern University
  • MA, Sociology, Baylor University
  • Ph.D., Human Development and Family Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

FamilyEducation Area of Expertise

Dr. Webb is a Family Education expert in human behavior, development, and technology.

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