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Dr. Susan Bartell

Dr. Susan Bartell

Child Psychologist & Mother of 3

Dr. Susan Bartell is a nationally recognized child and parenting psychologist, consultant and author in New York. She is also a renowned speaker, lecturing widely on a broad range of topics relating to child development and parenting… View More

Dr. Suzanne Kaseta

Dr. Suzanne Kaseta

Pediatrician & Mother of 4

Dr. Kaseta is a pediatrician and managing partner at Washingtonville Pediatrics, a large primary pediatric practice located in Washingtonville, New York. She was instrumental in the design of Washingtonville Pediatrics to create …View More

Dr. Barbara Gannon

Dr. Barbara Gannon

Pediatrician & Mother of 6

Dr. Gannon is a Pediatrician at Washingtonville Pediatrics, a large practice in New York’s Hudson Valley.  For over two decades Dr. Gannon has provided primary care to countless children.  Her interest in teaching parenting …View More

 

Dr. Amanda Williford

Dr. Amanda Williford

Child Psychologist & Mother of 2

Amanda Williford, Ph.D. is a Research Professor and at the University of Virginia’s Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning. Her research focuses on children’s emotional, behavioral, and social development. She is particularly …View More

Jessica Damon

Jessica Damon

Speech-Language Pathologist & Mother of 2

Jessica Damon is the owner and operator of Lake Country Speech Therapy, a private, pediatric speech and language practice in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to opening her private practice, Jessica spent 12 years as a speech-language…View More

Brandon Cardet Hernandez

Brandon Cardet Hernandez

Educator & Principal

Brandon Cardet-Hernandez is a passionate educator who believes that transformative education is deeply rooted in social justice and equity. He is a staunch advocate for connecting families to information that will help them…View More

Erica Flores

Erica Flores

Music Therapist & Mother

Erica Flores is a Board Certified Music Therapy and owner of Healing Harmonies. She provides music therapy services for all ages and abilities. Erica believes music therapy services​ ​should be​ ​accessible to​ ​everyone​…View More

Melissa Jenkins

Melissa Jenkins

Child Development Educator & Mother of 2

Melissa Jenkins holds a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education and Deaf Education, and has worked with children for over 20 years.  She spent several years at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, instructing new teachers…View More

Jessica Shellenberger

Jessica Shellenberger

Registered Dietician and Nutritionist

Jessica is a registered dietitian, practicing at Washingtonville Pediatrics. She holds a Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science, with a concentration in nutrition education, from Montclair State University, and…View More

ZERO TO THREE

ZERO TO THREE

National Nonprofit

ZERO TO THREE is the National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families. They provide parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development … View More