Traci Barrientos, a homeschooling mother of four children, received her B.A. in Education with a concentration in reading education from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. She spent seven years teaching at a small private school before she began homeschooling in 2003 She has since graduated two children. Through her eight years of homeschooling she has experienced the trials and joys of educating children with varying abilities such as A.D.D. and dyslexia as well as the challenges associated with planning for gifted learners. She believes that parents are the best educators for their children and is committed to sharing that belief with others.