Elyse April, MS in Early Childhood Education (SUNY, New Paltz) was a licensed preschool teacher, and homeschooled her son for six years. She was also a caseworker for Child Protective Services for the Poughkeepsie, NY, Child Welfare Department. Since 2001 she has devoted herself to advocacy for children, by writing, lecturing, and promoting books related to health and wellbeing for children and parents. She is the author of four titles in the Kalindi Press Family and World Health Series, and Ready to Wean (Fall 2012) from Hohm Press.
Deborah Auletta is a nurse and a certified lactation. She works with babies and new moms at Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott Valley, Arizona