PagesHope grew up in West Central Pennsylvania. She earned a small cello scholarship at West Virginia University where she earned her B.S. in Secondary Education in Biology and General Science. Ms. Mucklow taught secondary science in pubic schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland for 8 years and coached high school swimming for 2 years at her high school alma mater. In between her teaching experience she worked in sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry in the North East. Now she resides with her family in Miami, Florida, home schools, and is focused on encouraging parents and teachers to use stories and bilingual songs to guide the next generation.