Who We Are

Amy and Aaron Pittman, the parents behind ReadySetPrep, live in Austin, Texas. When they aren’t traveling with their two little ones, they enjoy cooling off at local swimming holes and searching for the best tacos the city has to offer.


We created the very first Toddler Prep book for our then 2-year-old daughter, Claire. Like any toddler, new experiences could easily overwhelm her, and we often found ourselves struggling to help her manage her fear and anxiety. 

After much trial and error (and more than a few tantrums!) we learned the best way to prepare her for new experiences is to help her understand exactly what to expect beforehand.

Yet existing books, which used cutesy cartoons and language, didn’t resonate with Claire.  So, we began printing little booklets at home. We found that airplane rides, doctor visits, and even trips to the pool went much smoother if we took the time to prepare Claire. As her fear and anxiety began to decrease and her confidence in new situations increased, our family could finally begin to relax and have fun! 

We began sharing our prep booklets with our friends who had toddlers, and they, too, reported their little ones loved the books, asking to read them again and again. And just as important, they were experiencing fewer and less intense tantrums. These books really worked! 

We realized we needed to share these books with a wider audience, and so we launched ReadySetPrep in 2021. Since then, tens-of-thousands of toddlers and their caregivers in more than 20 countries around the world have benefited from our Toddler Prep books, with five-star reviews and glowing testimonials to match.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help toddlers and caregivers experience less stress, grow in confidence, and stay open to the world.