Christine Louise Hohlbaum is an award-winning American writer and author of various books, including <a rel="nofollow" href="http://tinyurl.com/powerofslow" target="_blank"><em>The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World</em></a>. She has been published in hundreds of publications and currently blogs at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://PowerofSlow.org" target="_blank">PowerofSlow.org</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="http://diaryofamother.blogs.com" target="_blank">Diary of a Mother</a>. She has a BA from Smith College in Political Science and German Literature. From the University of Constance, Germany, she obtained her combined master's degree in International Relations, German and English Literature. She has appeared on numerous programs including NPR’s The Parent’s Journal with Bobbi Conner. She has appeared in Boston Globe Magazine, Pregnancy magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies Home Journal, Parents, Woman’s Day, and on CNN.com. She also acts as PR consultant for entrepreneurs and large corporations. Her specialty is key messaging development. When she isn't writing, leading seminars, or wiping up messes, she prefers to frolic in the Bavarian countryside with her husband and two children.