Kate Maupin, M.A, is an award-winning author, educator, and reformed Super Mom. She has a M.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut. She is a national speaker on educational topics, a foster child advocate, and sits on the executive board of the Connecticut Association for the Gifted. Her 2014 book, Cheating, Dishonesty, and Manipulation: Why Bright Kids Do It (Great Potential Press, 2014), won a first place Next Generation Indie Book Award, a first place International Book Award, and was a finalist for the USA Best Book Awards. Her work with populations of high needs children, as well as her own journey parenting a special needs child, brought her to the realization that all parents could benefit from an antibody to “super parenting”. Kate lives with her extremely tolerant husband, two sons, and a gratuitous amount of pets in Connecticut. You can find her on Twitter @Kate_Maupin.