Pooja Shah Title: Freelance Writer and Attorney Education: Boston College, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Location: New York, NY Expertise: Wellness, Lifestyle, Health and Travel Pooja Shah is a lawyer and freelance writer based in New York City. She has 4 years of experience writing on wellness, culture, lifestyle, parenting and travel. When she is not writing or practicing, she can be found sampling the best coffee across different boroughs or working out. Family means having someone, whether it's a biological relative or a close friend or a partner, who loves you unconditionally in spite of your flaws and who will be there for you throughout life. 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.