Stephanie Karpinske Title: Freelance Health Writer, Recipe Developer, Nutritionist Education: The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, MBA, Tufts University, MS Location: Des Moines, Iowa A former editor for a publishing company, Stephanie has worked on several bestselling nonfiction books. She's currently a freelance writer and author of the young adult series, The Samantha Project. Stephanie has an MS from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Iowa. When she's not writing, she's reading, cooking, running, or watching movies. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.