Gigi Taylor Schweikert
Gigi Taylor Schweikert is an Early Childhood and Parenting expert with over twenty-five years of experience in Early Child Education. She managed the Johnson & Johnson Early Education Programmes and directed the United Nations Child Care Centre in New York City where she attended Bank Street College of Education. Gigi lives in Hunterdon County, New Jersey with her husband and four children. Teaching educators and parents to help every child succeed is Gigi’s life passion.
Known for her humour and practical messages, Gigi is a popular keynote speaker for early childhood conferences and parenting seminars. She has worked with Head Start, NAEYC, Prevention, YMCA, Bank of America, Merck and many other organisations.
Gigi is the author of twelve published books on early childhood education and parenting. Her latest book series, Winning Ways for Early Childhood Professionals, includes three new resources: Partnering with Families, Being a Professional, and Becoming a Team player. Gigi also wrote Prime Times: A Handbook for Excellence in Infant and Toddlers Programs, with Jim Greenman and Anne Stonehouse. She has written several books on parenting including the bestsellers There’s a Perfect Angel in Every Child: Discipline Tips That Work and I’m a Good Mother, for the not-so-perfect Mom. She contributes to periodicals and journals including Head Start’s Children and Families, eFamily News, Northwest Baby & Child, Cricket Magazine and Exchange.