Deborah Carpenter is a freelance writer, author, and educator specializing in women's and parenting topics. Her work has appeared in national publications such as Parenting, Publishers Weekly and Woman's Day. She is the author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Dealing with Bullies. She is also the mother of two, and the daughter of an ADHD mother.
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