Tanya Mozias Slavin is a freelance writer, linguist and a mother of two. Her work has been featured on The Washington Post, The Forward, Scary Mommy, Manifest-Station and Brain, Child Magazine, among other places. She was born in Russia, moved to Israel, and spent many years living in the US and Canada working on a Native American language. She now lives in the UK with her husband and two kids. You can find her at www.tanyaslavin.com, Twitter @tanya_slavin, or Facebook.