Kelli Buschmann is a children’s book writer and former elementary school teacher who’s passionate about social emotional learning. Her debut picture book, NOTE TO SELF, and companion NOTE TO SELF JOURNAL empower children to know and love themselves. Her favorite thing to do is relax and laugh with her family. She also enjoys reading, yoga, and taking walks with her goldendoodle, Charles Barkley aka Charlie. Kelli lives in southern Illinois with her husband and two sons. Sharing stories makes her feel alive, connected, and hopeful. Writing for children is a privilege she doesn’t take lightly. The audience is intelligent, imaginative, and has the superpower of living unapologetically authentic lives. Something she strives to do daily. To learn more about Kelli, please visit her website at www.kellibuschmann.com.