Julie Matlin is a freelance writer living in Montreal, Quebec. Her work has been published in The Globe and Mail, Today's Parent, Canadian Living, and Leafly.ca. Julie is mother to three children - an 11-year-old girl, a 13-year-old boy, and a 45-year-old man-child. Her life's motto is Full-throttle, half-assed and she loves nothing more than napping with her poodle/bernese mix. You can follow her on Twitter @jmatlin.