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Mariah Bruehl


With over 20 years’ experience working in the field of education and a Master of Science degree in Education from Bank Street College, she has worked as both a teacher and director at highly respected schools such as The Dalton School in Manhattan and the Ross School in East Hampton, New York. Mariah brought her expertise online when she started Playful Learning in 2008 as a resource for parents and teachers. In 2010 Playful Learning received the Parent’s Choice Gold Medal,and in August of 2011, Shambhala Publications released her first book, Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder. Growing up, Mariah was always that girl sitting in class thinking about how she would do things differently if she was the teacher. Now she is happily working with a team of gifted educators to bring life-changing lessons to children, families, and schools around the world. In her free time she can be found taking long walks, enjoying a cup of tea, or swimming in the Atlantic with her husband and two daughters.