Samantha Parent Walravens is an award-winning journalist, writer and mother of four children. Her writing has appeared in publications including the Huffington Post, Modern Mom, Healthy Women, Yahoo! News, Salon.com, Urban Baby, PC World and several “mommy blogs.” She has been a guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America, NPR Radio and ABC News Radio. Her book, Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career and the Conflict of Modern Motherhood, was chosen by the New York Times as the first pick for its Motherlode book club, and reached #1 on Amazon.com for books in the Motherhood category. Samantha is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University and has a Masters in Literature and Women’s Studies from the University of Virginia.