Vania is a busy wife, and the Mom of a beautiful blended family of 6 children; 3 amazing elementary school kiddos, two wonderful teens, and one awesome 25 years old! She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI), has a Bachelor's degree in Applied Behavioral Science and is currently in Graduate school. Vania loves children; she believes the positive energy that children bring; keeps you laughing, learning, and young! Vania was raised in both St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Seattle, WA! She arrived in Seattle as a pre-teen and has been going back and forth between St. Croix and Seattle, Washington her whole life! Vania and her Family currently reside in Seattle, Washington.