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Karen Alpert

Karen Alpert started her blog Baby Sideburns as an antidote to the perfect-seeming families she saw on social media. Her writing about the messy, unpredictable side of parenting struck a chord, and her first book, I Heart My Little A-Holes hit the bestseller list. She also wrote I Want My Epidural Back (William Morrow, 2016). She lives in the Chicago area with her husband and two kids. 
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