Hometown Feature and Son's First Photo Credit

Updated: Mar 22

This week, the first feature story on Making It came out! The best part? My 10-year old took the photo they used for the article. The story ran online and printed in the good ol' physical paper. We will treasure our copy forever.


Big thanks to reporter Scott Marion for such thoughtful reporting. You can find the article and photo here, and an excerpt below (5-minute read).

“Being a parent or a teacher is tough enough under any circumstances, but a new book by an Edwardsville resident discusses the issues that make it even tougher in 2021.


“Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World” is the first book by Stephanie Malia Krauss and will hit bookshelves and mailboxes on March 3.


The book tackles COVID, the economic crisis, racial uprisings, and the many other complex challenges we have all been experiencing, paying special attention to what it means for our kids and their futures.


“I’m pleased that as a working mom I managed to finish a book during a pandemic,” Krauss said.


“This will be one of the first books to come out on the market that talks about COVID. It’s deeply researched, but it’s also personal because I’m an educator and worried about my kids.”

6 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Interview With Hawaii Business Magazine

I was so excited when the Hawaii Business Magazine reached out last month to interview me for this feature (~ 5 min. read). This piece asks whether it is possible to succeed at work without a four-yea

Pandemic Play and COVID Childhoods

This USA Today article by Alia Wong features my kids and their epic LEGO universe, which came to life the same day schools shutdown, last March. My boys have been home for most of the pandemic, and "W