Marian began journaling over 30 years ago, after the birth of her second daughter. With little ones, the first journal took four years. Currently she is writing journal #34.

Many of Dr. Fritzemeier’s ideas for articles, blog posts, and books derive from her journals. She began publishing her first book and articles in the early 1990s.

She maintains current research on education, child development, and parenting and regularly contributes to articles as an expert.