continued Her parents were both artistic and creative, so they nurtured her passion.
“We always had that environment where you were encouraged, not pushed,” said Haugh.
When she’s not writing, Haugh gives piano lessons.
“I always find I write best when I’m doing something in music and I feel like I’m a better music teacher when I’m writing,” said Haugh, who’s taught for 20 years. “They’re kind of a synergistic boost to one another.”
“Highlights for Children” can be found online, by subscription and is a staple of many doctor and dentist offices. It’s also a mainstay at the Haugh household.
“I’ve had a subscription myself for years,” said Haugh. “It’s nice for the grandchildren and students.”