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Alice Kuipers

Author of four YA novels and two picture books

Alice Kuipers has written three novels: Life on the Refrigerator Door, The Worst Thing She Ever Did and 40 Things I Want To Tell You . Her work is published in 29 countries.

When Your Kid Gets Sick On a (Not-So-Relaxing) Vacation

I wish I wasn't writing this from experience, but my toddler came down with croup in Cuba last week and I learned some things that I wanted to share to spare any of you the same distress. From knowing the location of the nearest clinic, to who to call from the hospital, here are some tips.
06/12/2012 12:38 EDT

Why Raising My Second Child Feels Harder Than the First

When I fell pregnant I remember thinking "How on earth would it be possible to fit in another child?" Navigating the complicated balance for any parent who is trying to work while trying to do the best for her children demanded a mental compass I didn't have. One child felt manageable, two felt impossible.
06/04/2012 04:18 EDT