Hilarie Pitman Pozesky is a freelance writer of personal essays in Oak Park, Illinois. Her work has appeared on Kveller, The Baltimore Sun and beliefnet. She crafts pieces about how knowing yourself leads to fulfillment. She is also working on a memoir about the lessons to be learned from being a middle-aged mom. You can read more of her writing at HilariePozesky.com, and follow her on Facebook or Twitter.