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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 Tender Paws: How Science-Based Parenting Can Transform Our Relationship with Dogs (2024, HCI Books), Raising the Challenging Child: How to Minimize Meltdowns, Reduce Conflict, and Increase Cooperation (2020, Revell); and 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. She is also a certified FDM®, L.E.G.S.® Applied Ethology Family Dog Mediation® Professional.

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