Mom. Writer. Reader. Advocate. Committed to making sure ALL people have the chance to live their best lives. You can find Charise writing, volunteering, and generally wearing too many hats all while chasing the slow life in her pajamas. Charise earned her degree in English and Women's Studies from Boston College, as well as her graduate degree in English Education from Boston University. Her bylines have appeared in Family Education and Natural Mother Magazine, among others, and she blogs at I Thought I Knew Mama.