About the Author
As a pediatric nurse practitioner in primary care, over the last 20 years Dr. Jessica Peck has engaged, encouraged, equipped, and empowered families to raise holistically healthy kids. She guides parents to help navigate challenging parenting moments to escape shame and stigma with grace, hope, and courage.
A native Texan, she is a clinical professor at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. An internationally awarded nursing leader, she served as president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Some of her recent awards include: Texas Nurse Practitioner of the Year, American Nurses Association Advocate of the Year, American Association of Nurse Practitioners Advocate State Award for Excellence, Lillian Wald Humanitarian Award from the National League for Nursing, and Distinguished Alumnus at both the University of Alabama and the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Most importantly, she has been happily married to a rocket scientist for nearly twenty-five years and is a mom of four teens.