Allison Slater Tate is a freelance writer and a mom to four. She is a graduate of Princeton University and uses her degree in English to try to talk her kids into cooperating on a daily basis. Her 2012 HuffPost essay <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/allison-tate/mom-pictures-with-kids_b_1926073.html" rel="nofollow">"The Mom Stays in the Picture"</a> led to multiple media appearances and was selected as a BlogHer Voices of the Year selection in 2013. You can find her on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/astwriter" rel="nofollow">Facebook</a> and on <a href="https://twitter.com/AllisonState" rel="nofollow">Twitter</a> as well as her <a href="http://www.allisonslatertate.com" rel="nofollow">personal blog</a>. Her writing has also appeared in <em>Brain, Child</em> Magazine and in two anthologies, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-HerStories-Project-Explore-Friendship/dp/1493752979/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397942037&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Herstories+Project" rel="nofollow">The HerStories Project</a> and <a href="http://www.brainchildmag.com/2014/04/this-is-childhood-available-now/" rel="nofollow">This Is Childhood</a>.