Jenn Carpenter has worked with preschool-aged children for over twenty years. She attended college for early childhood development and teaching assistant only to end up deciding to become a stay at home/work at home mother.
In her 36 years, Jenn has been a single parent, a divorced parent, a married parent, a co-parent and a foster parent. She has been a member of blended families, step-families, broken families and nuclear families. Jenn also has experience as the child of an alcoholic and living in a domestic violence situation. Finally she has dealt personally and with family members dealing with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and ADHD. Overall, Jenn has pretty much run the gamit of life and parenting in 21st century America.
Currently Jenn is putting her years of parenting and child care experience to use writing articles and coaching other parents in need of some down-to-earth common sense advice.
"To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success" -Henry John Heinz
"Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm" -Abraham Lincoln
"To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while." -Josh Billings
"It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself." -Joyce Maynard