Joni Parthemer

ParthemerCroppedJoni holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction degree and is both a Master Trainer and Education Director for the Bringing Baby Home Program. She also holds certification as a Childbirth Educator and International Childbirth Association Approved Trainer. Joni is a faculty member at the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Professions at Bastyr University as well as a Birth and Family Educator at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She has developed, published and implemented a variety of training materials for educators interested in providing support and growth programs for families. She is married and the mother of two children.


Beth Goss

GossPicBeth Goss did her graduate work in Elementary Education and is a Certified Gottman Educator and Training Specialist for the Bringing Baby Home program. She is also a full-time faculty member at North Seattle College where she teaches parent education classes to families raising children birth-5 years. In addition, Beth is a certified childbirth educator and currently teaches classes and runs postpartum support groups for Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She is married and the mother of two children.


 Carolyn Pirak

CarolynCarolyn holds a Master of Social Work degree and works with children and families in both medical and educational settings. She is the Founding Director of the Bringing Baby Home Program, a Master Trainer and the author of the Bringing Baby Home Sections Curriculum, Emotional Communication and Children.   Carolyn is currently a consultant for a variety of organizations and Parenting Programs and works at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA in Birth and Family Education.  Carolyn has been featured regularly as a parenting and child development expert on television and has authored several journal publications, relationship and parenting articles.  She is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of children, couples, and families. She is married and is the mother of two children.