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Erica Loop

Child Development Expert

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About Erica

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Erica is a mom and former preschool teacher with degrees in Art History and Applied Developmental Psychology (child development). Combining this knowledge and experience, Erica has worked as an Arts Educator at the Carnegie Museum of Art, where she taught gallery and studio-based classes, including a parent-child preschool art class, summer camps, homeschool workshops, and school field trips. In addition, for 20+ years Erica has been a freelance writer for a long list of parenting publications and websites, including Modern Mom, Scary Mommy, Build-A-Bear, and, as well as blogging on her own site, ‘’.

Background and Experience

  • BA, Art History, Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
  • MS, Applied Developmental Psychology, University of Pittsburgh

FamilyEducation Area of Expertise

Erica is a psychology and child development writer for Family Education.

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