How does one woman manage to be a full-time mother, teacher, and writer? Barely, that's how. A high school teacher for over a decade, a mother of two young girls, and a writer since the time she could create sentences, Lynne never has enough hours in the day, but more than enough to love. Two-time Perry County Poet Laureate and PCCA's 2017 Educator of the Year, Lynne knows the highest honor is making it through each day of Millennial Motherhood. Find more about Lynne and her work at www.lynnereeder.com and by following her on Facebook or Instagram and Twitter @thepoemreeder.
Nathan Hackman is a stay-at-home Dad to four boys, one with Cerebral Palsy. He writes about the amazing adventure of parenting with a few extra challenges. In his free time he . . . doesn't have free time.
Josette Plank is raising a rumpus and living the goofy life in the Harrisburg suburbs. Hailing from the Pennsylvania hinterlands, she grew up in an era when cartoons aired only on Saturday mornings and gravy bread was considered a vegetable. She shares her observations of family life at home, on the road and in the school drop-off line. Email Josette at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow her on Facebook and at Twitter at Instagram @josetteplank.
Kate Hooven is a Central PA mom to three children, Kyle, Ryan and Emma. Her middle child, Ryan, was diagnosed with PDD-NOS (Pervasive Develpmental Disorder Not Otherwised Specified, an autism spectrum diagnosis) when he was 6; she stresses that anything she shares online, she does with Ryan's permission. You can follow Kate here on her Keeping It Real blog; you can also follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and at her website, The AWEnesty of Autism.
Jamar Thrasher is a Pennsylvania-based writer who often writes about youth issues and is the owner of Kennedy Blue Communications, a PR firm which focuses on youth organizations and youth initiatives. His work has appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PennLive and the New Pittsburgh Courier. He lives with his young daughter Kennedy.
Katie Caprino is a proud mama to her little boy, happy wife to her husband Mike, and literacy professor at Elizabethtown College. She never travels too far without a good book. You can follow her blog here at Central Penn Parent as well as her own site, Katie Reviews Books, which she created to share new children's, middle grades, and young adult titles with parents and teachers.
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