Kerry McDonald has been deeply involved in education policy and practice for two decades. She has a B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin College and an M.Ed. from Harvard University, where she studied education administration, planning, and social policy. She is a writer for Natural Mother Magazine, a founding member of AlternativesToSchool.com, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education. Her first book, Your Unique Wedding: Say "I Do" With A Twist, was published in 2005 by Career Press/New Page Books. Her second book (co-edited), Choosing Home: 20 Mothers Celebrate Staying Home, Raising Children, and Changing the World, was published in 2015. Kerry lives and learns together with her husband and four, never-been-schooled children (ages 3 to 10) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. You can email Kerry at firstname.lastname@example.org.