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After a friend real-talks Mindy into hiring a baby nurse, she finds the help she needs--and so much more--in this soulful essay by the acclaimed writer, actress, producer, and director.

Becoming a new mother after losing her own, Mindy Kaling needs help--like someone to answer the questions What is a baby, and why don’t they have kneecaps? Enter Rose. The in-demand, dedicated baby nurse alleviates Mindy’s fears, from the minor to the profound.

From the acclaimed writer, actor, director, producer, and New York Times bestselling author comes Nothing Like I Imagined. In these essays, Mindy Kaling shares the latest chapters of a multitasking life in Hollywood. Listen to them in a single sitting. They’re pitch-perfect.

©2020 Mindy Kaling (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • 09-08-2022

Love it.

I love Mindy’s honesty and thought process and it seems very similar to my own. It’s great to hear her experiences and learn from them.

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  • 09-07-2022

Loved it!!!:)

Mindy is so captivating & her descriptive storytelling is infused with humor! I loved it!!!:)

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  • Familyof6
  • 27-06-2022

For guilt free motherhood

She just reminds me how relatable she is. Though I don’t have nor can afford a baby nurse, listening to her account reminds me that we just parent the best way we can and use the resources we have and should do it all guilt free 🥰

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-06-2022

Honest description for newborn mom

I love how she described the struggle on not having her mom when the baby was born and the struggle of being a single parent. It is so honest and true feeling

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  • Benett E. Berkowitz
  • 05-05-2022

So Enjoyable!

Spending time with Mindy is like hanging out with an honest, funny and very personable best friend! Warmth and comfort radiate from her as she relates an amusing story from her life! More please!

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  • anne choyce
  • 15-04-2022

Love it!

Brilliant writer and storyteller, Mindy Kaling is like a breathe of fresh air. What a wonderful role model for my daughter. Our whole family loves The Office but especially the Mindy Show!

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  • Green Girl
  • 01-04-2022

A beautiful story

A comedic and humble story about fears, support and the makings of a family. Touches the heart. A great listen.

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  • Shedrick f Edward
  • 18-08-2021

Authentic

Her experience is uniquely her own. All mothers have a different story to tell about what childbirth was like for them. I've never heard of a birth nurse or whatever. Maybe a doula or birth coach. I have however, and still feel that although my baby is 4 months and toddler is 2, I want someone here with me. A woman deeply interested in our well being, to talk to and socialize with. Covid sucks. So isolated being a stay at home mom. It sounds like this was a very practical thing to do, hiring Rose, because yes it can be maddening. I never took any meds either. just the first two days in hospital. Nice getting to know her a little bit. I think she needs a little more enthusiasm and emotion in her reading though. It would be more enjoyable. Just a thought.

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  • vero
  • 05-08-2021

light hearted, honest, fun motherhood account

Short and sweet. In my opinion, all new moms need someone like Rose. Truly enjoyable!

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  • Kindle CustomerDebora
  • 27-05-2021

Good to the last drop ...joyful and funny

This is a wonderful series in every way .Everyone needs to read this funny fabulous series

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  • Ms S. Dixon
  • 23-10-2020

Heart warming and touching

This was such a heartwarming, tearjerking funny story, I absolutely loved it. It was performed beautifully by Mindy. I think I'll check out some of her others.

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