Monica J Sutton is an early childhood behavior & development specialist. She helps parents guide children to be their best selves in challenging situations using the PAUSE to Connect practice and fun activities that fit their busy lives. With a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood and Special Education, she has spent over 17 years working directly with children of all abilities and backgrounds in NYC classrooms. She combines her research-driven expertise and experiential hands-on results with the belief that every child has an individual path to greatness. Monica’s expert guidance has been featured in online publications including Kid Made Modern, Spark Box Toys, Peaceable Kingdom, Lifetime Moms and Essence, as well as on the TV news program Low Country Live. She’s been featured as a speaker at Mommycon Parenting Convention, Mom 2.0 and Alt Summit. She is also the founder of the PAUSE Practice, a new way of thinking and approaching child behavior.