LJ Amodeo was born and raised in New York. A wife and busy mother of three, she juggles several jobs as a devoted NYC middle school foreign language teacher, owner/founder of BizzyMom Productions, and author. LJ, always had a flare for writing and attended St. John's University with hopes of someday becoming a journalist. However, her passion of working with adolescents, inspired her to become a public school teacher. She always knew that working with kids would be her greatest reward and joy.