Tiffeni Goesel studied architecture and historic preservation (working for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). She's a certified Waldorf grades teacher, with a B.A. in Education and M.A. in History of Education. Tiffeni developed her playful approach with children through experience a nanny and classroom/homeschool teacher. She authored the 2018 book How Lina Learned to Write and Read According to Friedrich Froebel from her deep research of the writings of Friedrich Froebel. Tiffeni makes frequent trips to Germany and has conducted classes on the Froebel method internationally since 2006.