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Wendy Lyons Sunshine, MA


Wendy Lyons Sunshine, MA, is an award-winning journalist, writer, and editor who has contributed articles and essays to The New York Times, AARP Magazine,, Inside Your Dog’s Mind, Sarasota Scene, and scores of other publications. Her book credits include Raising the Challenging Child: How to Minimize Meltdowns, Reduce Conflict, and Increase Cooperation (2020, Revell); The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family (2007, McGraw-Hill), a bestseller with over a quarter of a million copies sold; and the forthcoming Tender Paws (2024, HCI Books). She is also a certified FDM®, L.E.G.S.® Applied Ethology Family Dog Mediation® Professional.

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