Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel? Author Danielle Wood transforms the dark woods into a childcare centre in her dark stories about motherhood.
When Sally Hepworth was pregnant with her second baby, her husband would often come home to the sounds of a woman screaming her way through the final stages of labour.
If working part time and raising two children wasn't enough, Abby Wilder has self-published her debut novel.
If Deenie, Tiger Eyes and Are You There God, It's Me Margaret helped you through your tweens, rejoice - Judy Blume is putting pen to paper again.
Best-selling fantasy author Robin Hobb writes of dragons, assassins and talking sailing ships, but she can't simply make it up.
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We need to address child rearing in terms of intimacy rather than just a series of developmental milestones.
Camilla Lackberg is yet another of those fiendishly successful Scandinavian crime writers.
There are plenty of pregnancy books around but how many are relevant to NZ mums? Essential Mums readers give their verdicts.
Actress Alicia Silverstone has written a guide to help women attain 'supercharged fertility, a radiant pregnancy, and a sweeter birth'.
A new book by two Auckland women aims to lift the lid on how becoming a parent impacts every aspect of your life.
My mum friends and I all live in Overwhelmia. But, somehow, we usually find the time to get together and talk about having no time.
There's just something about royalty and romance that attracts even the most jaded romance reader.
Will listening to Mozart really make your baby smarter? Is 'baby brain' during pregnancy real?
"Is it normal to be turned off by sex after giving birth?" is not a question many women feel comfortable asking their doctor.
JK Rowling is back with a novel involving a writer whose acid-tipped pen may have led to murder.
"It is believed that at the baby's birth a 'guilt chip' is inserted into every mother."
Sam Pease lost 28 kilos in five months, but first she had to admit that she made herself overweight.
Three or four years ago the media could not stop talking about how miserable parents were.
The ripped actress wants women to stop hating their bodies and start taking care of themselves properly.
Tiger Mom Amy Chua is back with a new parenting book - this time claiming some cultures make better parents than others.
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