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TMM talks to bon vivant, famous authoress, and occasional mermaid Carolyn Turgeon about her new novel. The Next Full Moon is a tale of friendship, family, magic, and growing up. Listen now.

Marrit Ingman's memoir on postpartum depression, Inconsolable: How I Threw My Mental Health Out with the Diapers, is on the shelves now. The book is smart, funny, and groundbreaking. She writes honestly about her struggle to effectively parent her...

Let her tell it, Janet McDonald is a project girl through and through. Author of the critically-acclaimed memoir Project Girl, she made it from the not-as-mean-as-you-think streets of the Farragut Housing Project in Brooklyn, NY to champagne toasts with Parisian literati, complete with her sense of self intact....

Mothers get to watch a lot of sunrises. One of nature's biggest practical jokes is that babies and toddlers most often have needs that are in no way conducive to nighttime sleep. My nine-month-old daughter is cutting two enormous front teeth, and so has taken to living a cranky-baby swing shift: bed at four a.m. up at nine...

Only an hour after my D & E, still groggy from the anesthesia and reeling from the shock of the previous few days, I hastily exited the hospital where a few years earlier, I delivered two healthy, perfect baby girls. Just outside the sliding glass doors, the sounds of the city flooded my ears. The stench of smoke exhaled...

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