Dyan Eybergen graduated from a Canadian University with an undergrad degree in the area of Psychology. She went on from there to get her Registered Nurse qualification and worked in child and adolescent psychiatry for more than 8 years and has more than 10 years as a parent educator. She lives with her husband and three boys in Alberta, Canada. Out of the Mouths of Babes is her first book.
In the area of writing about family and children, Dyan was influenced by the works of Selma H. Fraiberg, Alicia Lieberman, Daniel N. Stern, Katrina Kenison and Iris Krasnow.