Kim Simon is a freelance writer and former crisis counselor. Her writing on parenting, politics, and victim advocacy has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Shondaland, and many other publications. She is currently writing a memoir about the secrets that she kept while working for the Special Victims Unit of a police department, and the fire they ignited. She can be found on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mamabythebay @mamabythebay and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/mamabythebaysf/ @mamabythebaysf