Moira McCarthy is the mother of two girls-one having survived adolescence, the other in the midst of it. She is a writer and award-winning news reporter with more than twenty years of experience. McCarthy is the author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes. She has appeared on CNN, Larry King Live, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. She has contributed to Family-Life magazine and was a former editor at the renowned Boston Parent's Paper. She's been a playgroup coordinator, PTO president, carpool queen, and all the other skills today's mothers of teens need. She lives in Plymouth, MA.
Technical Reviewer: Mary E. Muscari, Ph.D., R.N., is a specialist in child health, mental health, and forensics. She has more than thirty years of experience working with children and teens. She has written or coauthored more than 100 publications, including Not My Kid: 21 Steps to Raising a Nonviolent Child, Not My Kid 2: Protecting Your Children from the 21 Threats of the 21st Century, and Let Kids be Kids: Rescuing Childhood. She lives in Hawley, PA.