Rudri Bhatt Patel is a former attorney turned writer and editor. Prior to attending law school, she graduated with an M.A. in English with an emphasis in creative writing. She is the online editor for <em><a href="http://firstdaypress.org" target="_hplink">The First Day</a></em>, freelances for various parenting websites and writes her personal musings on her blog, <a href="http://beingrudri.com/" target="_hplink">Being Rudri</a>. She is working on a memoir that explores the Hindu culture, grief and appreciating life's ordinary graces.