Lesley Alderman has been writing about health and wellness for over 15 years. She has been a staff writer at Money magazine and a deputy editor at Real Simple. Currently, she is putting the finishing touches on her first book, The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries a Compendium of Measures (HarperCollins, January 2013). When she's not writing, Lesley is practicing or teaching yoga. You can visit her website at www.LesleyAlderman.com.
What was your favorite toy as a child?
My blackboard! I would plan my schedule on my blackboard every evening. (No wonder why I am writing a book about time!)