Heather Shumaker

Heather Shumaker is a journalist whose writing has appeared in "Parenting, Pregnancy, Organic Gardening, "and other publications. A frequent speaker on parenting topics and an advocate for free, unstructured play in homes and schools, she has a special passion for nonprofits; before turning to writing full-time, she worked for The Nature Conservancy, Audubon Society, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, and many others. She holds an MS degree from the Institute for Environmental Studies at University...See more