Meredith Briggs Skeath was educated at Harvard and other universities and holds two master's degrees. In addition to being a professional writer, (Soultending, 2002) songwriter, and visual artist, she has over 40 years experience practicing Transcendental Meditation and teaching at all educational levels, from preschool through post-graduate. For the past twelve years she has been privileged to work primarily with gifted children challenged by learning disabilities, ADHD, and executive dysfunction. She also helps train tutors for William Stixrud and Associates, L.L.C., an educational assessment practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, and speaks to parent and teacher groups. The mother of three grown children, Meredith lives with her husband Perry and dog Khanti in Tucson, Arizona.