Tracy Cutchlow is the author of the international bestseller Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science.

Tracy edited the bestselling brain-development books Brain Rules, Brain Rules for Aging Well, and Brain Rules for Baby

She believes no new parent should feel alone, which is why she is on the board of directors of PEPS (Program for Early Parent Support). Tracy believes in protecting the option of a screen-free childhood, so she is on the advisory board of the Children's Screen Time Action Network.

And she believes all children should be seen and feel heard.

Tracy is an award-winning journalist, a mom, a recovering perfectionist, a triathlete, a yogi, and a good listener. She lives in Seattle, where you'll find her hiking or biking around with her husband and their spirited 6-year-old daughter.

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