Friday 25 May, 2018
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Janet Gonzalez-Mena Janet Gonzalez-Mena is a writer, consultant in early childhood education, and former community college instructor with experience as an early childhood education practitioner. Gonzalez-Mena obtained a Master in Arts Degree in human development from Pacific Oaks and did an internship under Magda Gerber at the Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto, California. More recently she has been studying the Pikler approach to infant toddler care and has visited the Pikler Institute in Budapest several times. Infants have been an important part of Janet’s life, having raised five children of her own and having studied the field of infant-toddler caregiving for the last thirty years.