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Stacy Dymalski is an author, filmmaker, stand-up comedian, public speaker, and band mom. TMM talks to Stacy about parenting teenage jazz musicians, comedy, and her latest book...

Adele Ngoy pauses while hemming a pair of slacks in the workroom of her boutique, Fladel Couture in Portland, Maine, and considers what it means to be a woman. She is dressed for the fashion business, in black slacks and tasteful gold jewelry, wearing a blouse which adorned a shop mannequin a week earlier. Adele speaks in...

I’ve just released Peter Parker from his leash.  His little terrier legs are running free at the dog park.  Four year old Cole isn’t racing after his best friend like he usually does; instead he’s doing some awkward sort of calisthenics.  I’ve seen this dance before.

“Why didn’t you go before we left the house? ...

Dear Fetus:
 
Let me begin by saying, Welcome!
 
I trust that you are finding everything you need. And I hope you're getting good and cozy, because I would be devastated if you found the accommodations unsuitable and decided to break your nine month lease. I'm in this for the long haul, and I'm...

I don't think Petra remembered her placenta, but she seemed to like its shallow grave among the sagebrush.
 
She stood on the mound of fresh dirt, looking east toward the rising sun, a faint smile creeping into the corners of her little mouth. "Is the rest of my childhood going to be this weird?" the smile hinted...

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