Kourtney works hard to stay in touch with her inner-child by exploring outside, talking to animals, and playing with children. She is a mom, author, and educator with a BS degree in Childhood Studies and 20+ years experience teaching and working with families in classrooms and other community programs. As a life-long learner she’s always questioning and watching the world with glittering eyes on the lookout for beautiful and amazing things. She writes to inform and inspire.
Kourtney's debut picture book IF SUN COULD SPEAK was released in 2020. She is a blogger and assistant for Children's Book Academy. In her rural community, Kourtney has created opportunities for children and families, such as story times, discovery hours, a learning garden, and homeschool co-ops, Being a SCBWI member and graduate of CBA helps fuel her passion for quality children's literature.
"There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children." - Marianne Williamson