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Excellent question. I’m a writer, editor, and writing coach. Back in 2011 I wrote “Let’s Panic About Babies” with the brilliant Eden Marriott Kennedy. More recently I was the editor-in-chief of Lifehacker. I’ve contributed to numerous magazines and sites, and I starred in this video. I still get emails about that video. My son will never let me live it down.

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Alice Bradley 

Writer, editor, book coach. Co-author of "Let's Panic About Babies!"