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Mindy Carlson grew up as an animal- and mystery-loving girl in Iowa before heading to California to see what she could make of her life. Now she lives in Maryland and is a successful parenting author, with pieces appearing in The Washington PostBig Life Journal, and AFineParent.com. She is also the Administrative Head of School of Rock Creek Montessori in Kensington, MD, the mother of two spirited boys, and the wife of an amazing economist.