CAREN OSTEN GERSZBERG is a co-editor of the anthology Drinking Diaries (Seal Press). She is also a writer, editor and co-founder of the Drinking Diaries blog. She writes a column, Mom U., for The New York Times blog, “The Choice,” and her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, and other national magazines and websites. Caren has also taught at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. She lives with her husband and children in Westchester Country, New York.