Allison Slater Tate

After a brief career in television and film, Allison Slater Tate (The Most Wonderful Time of the Year… Not) decided to work full time in an even crazier environment: her own home. When she is not tending to the needs of her four children, she writes about life as a newly-40 woman and mother at Scary Mommy, the Huffington Post, the Washington Post, and Brain, Child. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter @allisonstate and at