Caitlin Kruse has been a content creator working in various roles in the industry for the last decade. Prior to co-founding Magic Playbook, Caitlin focused on her website The Mama Notes where she shares activity ideas for kids. She previously served as the Editorial and Partnerships Director for lifestyle website, Glitter Guide, where she led a team of contributors, produced photo shoots and worked with notable brand partners. Caitlin holds a bachelor’s degree in Apparel Merchandising and a Minor in Business from East Carolina University. Caitlin is based in Annapolis, Maryland, where she resides with her husband and three daughters. You can find Caitlin online at @TheMamaNotes.
Mandy Roberson is the Co-Founder of Magic Playbook, a brand inspiring parents of young children to bring the magic back to childhood through their line of pretend-play products and their monthly digital activity subscription. Her work has been featured by Parents Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Buzzfeed, Daily Mom, and more. When she isn’t coming up with ideas for kids’ activities on Magic Playbook, she can be found helping thousands of parents with young children discover easy ways to bring family traditions and fun into their homes over on her personal account @MommaSociety. Mandy calls Greenville, South Carolina, home, where she lives with her husband, JD, and her three children, Brody, Isla, and Luca.
Emma Johnson is an early childhood educator with a master’s degree in early childhood education from Portland State University. She has taught a variety of ages, from three-year-olds to kindergartners for ten years and has a passion for facilitating imaginative play. Emma is currently taking a break from the classroom so she can stay home with her young daughter and take on the role as the Early Childhood Expert at Magic Playbook. With the creation of monthly kids activities for Magic Playbook, Emma is able to share her years of teaching experience by helping to create the foundations of early learning for thousands of families across the globe. One of the most rewarding aspects of her job is seeing how parents and caregivers take the ideas from Magic Playbook and make them their own, she loves how a simple starting framework can evolve in so many different ways. She hopes this book inspires you and your little ones to have fun playing!