Melissa Walley Packwood, M.S. Ed. is a homeschool evaluator, educational consultant, parenting consultant, and author. She also owns Homeschool Group Buys, where homeschoolers can find deals on products and services. Melissa earned a master’s degree in reading and literacy, a graduate certificate in ESE, and is enrolled in a Ph.D. in Psychology, program. Her most recent projects include the books Expand Your Parenting Tool Box and the soon to be released Zen Parenting: The Book.