Ann Gadzikowski, author of Creating a Beautiful Mess.
Topic: Essential play experiences for a joyous childhood.
Issues: Playing with blocks; turn-taking games; pretend and make believe; the joys of messes; finding and collecting; and more.
Dawn Dais, The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers.
Topic: A guide to surviving the toddler years
Issues: Restaurants are battle zones: don’t even bother trying to feed a toddler; potty training; taking the fun out of vacations; when you’re not the favorite parent.