Kristin received her BA. in Music from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also received her Masters of Education from Loyola University, along with three Montessori teacher trainings. She spent nine years as a Montessori teacher. Upon moving to Colorado, Kristin resumed her work in music. She received her Masters of Music from Boston University. Kristin did a great amount of writing throughout her education. She began writing outside of study after a tragic life event as a form of therapy and healing.