In between school drop-offs and coffee binges, Natalie Singer-Velush is a writer and Web Editor at www.parentmap.com. In her former life she wrote for newspapers and once pumped breastmilk in the bathroom of the courthouse while covering a murder trial. She is also the founder of Punkernoodle Baby . Natalie is the 2013 Alligator Juniper Literary Nonfiction winner. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two school-aged daughters and is writing a memoir about California. Read more about Natalie at Natalie Singer Writes .