Katie Ely is the founder of Parenting with Focus, a website dedicated to helping parents train up their children in the way they should go. She is the author of Proactive Discipline: A Parent’s Guide and Rubric Rules: A Cleaning System for Kids. She is also the creator of the Proactive Discipline Parenting Video Course.
Katie's sixteen years of experience as a school teacher helps her give practical, how-to advice on training children. Her experience as a researcher at The University of Mississippi also helps as she writes to educate parents of the dangers of too much screen time and the importance of independent play.
Katie holds a BS and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Mississippi, respectively.She and her husband live in Oklahoma and have two adult sons. For more information, visit www.parentingwithfocus.org, and follow her on Facebook and Instagram @parentingwithfocus.