Melissa Carr is the founder and author of the The Thirties Grind, a popular lifestyle blog about the chaos, struggles and joy that family life in your thirties brings. It is also home to the popular Absurd Vancouver Property of the Week and the REAL Real Housewives of Vancouver series.

When not writing, she can be found working full time, raising her kids, paying her bills, enjoying a glass of wine and trying to keep her head screwed on straight! Follow her on Twitter @meliss604.