With a degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering and over 10 years experience in Information Technology, Melanie Edwards founded modernmami.com in 2006. Combining her education with 3 years of e-learning industry experience, Melanie applies the various techniques she acquired to social media consulting. Collaborating with individuals, and small to large businesses, Melanie focuses on multi-layered strategies for implementing social media. Through publishing modernmami.com, Melanie chronicles the daily life of a Latina working mother and often writes about work-life balance and resources for the work at home community. Melanie lives in Central Florida with her husband of 12 years, 9-year-old daughter, and 4-year-old son. Connect with Melanie on modernmami.com, Twitter, and 40weeks Plus.