Serena Kappes is a veteran journalist, editor and writer. She's a former senior editorial director at Scholastic and has also held senior editorial roles at NBCUniversal, People and Billboard. Her freelance work has appeared on Parents.com, O, The Oprah Magazine, DailyWorth, Real Simple and other print and online publications. She’s also the author of several non-fiction children's books.
A magna cum laude graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University, Serena lives in New York City with her husband and two kids (who are learning about the value of 529 plan at an early age).