Zak & Nat™ is dedicated to bringing social and emotional learning to life—and making it fun!


We create appealing, and useful products for kids of varied abilities and adults to use together, that promote healthier and happier interactions. We provide consultation to communities and early childhood settings to promote social emotional skill building and development.

Zak & Nat™ empowers children and the grown-ups in their lives to build vital life skills as they create stronger relationships, transforming everyday challenges into opportunities. We think that is pretty cool.

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About Randi:


Randi Goldfarb, Founder and President of Zak & Nat™ (a division of Proactive Connections, LLC) is a seasoned Licensed Clinical Social Worker, passionate preschool teacher, published author, and mother of two spirited boys. Trying to live in the moment, while proactively dealing with life’s challenges, along with being a driven problem solver doesn’t leave much time to spare…yet Randi feels it is time well spent!

Her mission with the creation of Zak & Nat is producing fun and practical products that incorporate proactive solutions to the everyday challenges of childhood, empowering children and the adults in their lives to creatively work together to build social emotional skills.

With varied experiences from over twenty years of work with individuals with developmental disabilities, outpatient radiation therapy, her psychotherapy practice, early childhood, and being a mom, Randi has utilized her skills to craft the approach she shares in the workshops and trainings she delivers in early childhood and community settings.