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Sharon Greenthal

Parenting Writer

Sharon Greenthal

About Sharon

Sharon 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. Sharon and her husband of 32 years are the parents of a son and daughter, both grown and flown, though still a big part of their lives.

Background Experience 

  • B.A., English, San Diego State University 

FamilyEducation Area of Expertise 

Sharon is one of FamilyEducation's writers, covering all topics relating to the parenting experience.

  • Games

    Our recommendations for classic board games for kids, plus a round-up of the top games of last year.

  • Arts and Crafts

    Does your child want to learn how to make clay? Get your baking tools out and experiment with these homemade recipes!

  • Pregnancy, Preparing for Baby, Pregnant Life

    Many people have a certain idea of what parenthood will look like. Perhaps they always assumed they’d have all boys or one boy and one girl. Maybe they hoped for twins or always dreamed of raising sisters. Gender disappointment is completely normal. You can't help your feelings and emotions and it may not make sense at the time. But once your child is born, you will love them regardless.

  • Kids, Behavior and Discipline

    Find practical advice for dealing with children who demand constant attention

  • Teens, Puberty and Sex

    Everything you need to know about sex ed for boys and what to do if you find out your child is watching pornography.

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