Michelle McVittie is a child life specialist, a parenting expert, mental health professional, and educator with over twenty years of experience. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Child Life Studies diploma, both from McMaster University. In addition to being a wife and mother, Michelle is currently a Parenting Educator in a pediatric healthcare setting. She provides educational courses and skills training workshops to caregivers, professionals, and children age 8–16 years old on a variety of topics, including self-care, stress management, communication, mental health topics (such as ADHD and anxiety), difficult behaviour, and parenting. She writes a parenting blog and creates charts and visuals to build life skills and independence in children. I Quit! Oh Wait, I’m the Mom! is her first book.