Caren Osten Gerszberg is a certified positive psychology life coach and freelance writer. She is co-editor of the anthology Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up (Seal Press), and co-founder of the blog Drinking Diaries (www.drinkingdiaries.com). A contributor to The New York Times and other national magazines and websites, Caren's column, Mom U (http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/category/mom-u), about the college admissions process, can be read on the nytimes.com education blog, The Choice. Caren blogs for the Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com/caren-osten-gerszberg), as well as Embark (www.carenosten.com/blog), a blog about travels and transitions. Read more on her website, www.carenosten.com.