Andrea has been in corporate communications in the financial services field since 2004. Desiring to write about issues closer to her heart, she began freelance writing in 2009. She now writes primarily about parenting, family life, fitness and pop culture. In addition to Women’s Forum, her work has been featured on Associated Content and Blissfully Domestic. She enjoys running, yoga, hiking, watching football and her guilty pleasure - reality TV and is rediscovering the meaning of balance while trying to enjoy those activities since having her first baby 8 months ago. Andrea lives in Phoenix with her husband Tony, their daughter Francesca, and two spoiled dogs Fitz and Ruby.