Christina Montoya Fiedler Title: Freelance writer Education: Chapman University, Santa Monica City College Location: Los Angeles, California Expertise: Journalism, Early Childhood Education Christina Montoya Fiedler is a Los Angeles-based parenting writer with over 15 years experience. She obtained her journalism degree from Chapman University and studied Early Childhood Development at Santa Monica City College. She is mom to two boys ages 13 and 8. She is proud to be of Mexican and Native American (Ohkay Owingeh, San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico) decent. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.