Julie Hoag is a freelance writer and blogger, wife, and stay-at-home mom to three busy boys, two rescue dogs, two guinea pigs, and one hamster. She has a B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Science and an Associate degree in nursing. She has worked as a Scientist, Data Manager, and Pediatric Nurse. She volunteers frequently at her kids' schools and served three years on the board as the PTA Treasurer. She has served on several PTA fundraising committees as well.