Molly Wadzeck Kraus is a freelance writer and mother of three. Born and raised in Waco, Texas, she moved to the Finger Lakes region of New York, where she worked in animal rescue and welfare for many years. She writes essays and poems about feminism, mental health, parenting, pop culture, and politics. Recent work has appeared in HuffPost Personal, Scary Mommy, and Motherwell Magazine. She is usually late because she stopped to pet a dog. She tweets at @mwadzeckkraus.