Wendy is co-author of ParentShift: Ten Universal Truths That Will Change the Way You Raise Your Kids and the author of Relax, It's Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You're Not Religious. A former newspaper reporter, she is an occasional parenting columnist for the PBS NewsHour and the publisher of Brown Paper Press, a small press based in her adopted hometown of Long Beach, Calif.  She lives in Long Beach with her husband and daughter.

PARENTSHIFT

A collaboration with parenting educators Linda and Ty Hatfield, ParentShift: Ten Universal Truths That Will Change the Way You Raise Your Kids offers the distillation of a century's worth of research, science and wisdom into one fascinating, easy-to-read and highly practical handbook for modern parents. (Pub Date: May, 7, 2019)

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RELAX, IT'S JUST GOD

Relax, It's Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You're Not Religious was released in March 2015 — four years after Russell began a blog of the same name. Reviewers and readers have said some nice things about the book, and she is grateful to each and every one of them. 

BROWN PAPER PRESS

In 2014, Russell co-founded a small publishing house in Long Beach, CA. The mission of Brown Paper Press is to engage readers on topics of contemporary culture through quality writing and thoughtful design. For more information on the press, head over to Brown Paper Press or follow them on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.


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