Patricia Nan Anderson is an expert in child development and learning with over thirty years’ experience in innovative programming, public speaking and guidance of parents and teachers of young children. A long-time professor of early childhood education, Dr. Anderson is a sought-after speaker to parents’ groups, teachers’ organizations, and social service agencies, particularly in areas of parent development and early learning. She develops parent education curricula for client organizations and conducts workshops and training seminars. Dr. Anderson is the author of numerous articles and manuals, including the books Parenting: A Field Guide and Developmentally Appropriate Parenting. She is president of the nonprofit Washington Parenting Education Network. Dr. Anderson lives in Seattle and dotes on her grandchildren. Find her on the web at www.PatriciaNanAnderson.com.