Brooke Lefferts is a freelance journalist who lives in Maplewood. A former producer for ABC and Fox News, her regular family life column, "Carpool Candy" appears on Maplewood and South Orange Patch. Her news and feature stories have appeared on several NJ Patch sites as well as the former New York Times/The Local site.
Brooke is also an expert in playroom clean up negotiations, sticking to grocery budgets, and speaking at parent-teacher conferences. She reluctantly drives a minivan and lives with her husband and three boys.