AME MAHLER BEANLAND (left) and EMILY MILES TERRY (right) met in 1993 working in the offices of a small publisher in Berkeley, California. Their friendship soon blossomed into a professional partnership—It’s a Chick Thing®—dedicated to fun, friendship, family and hospitality. They are the New York Times bestselling authors of Nesting: It’s a Chick Thing® (Workman Publishing), the parenting bestseller Postcards from the Bump: A Chick’s Guide to Getting to Know the Baby in Your Belly (Da Capo Lifelong, May 2009) and the original “chick lit” book It’s a Chick Thing®: Celebrating the Wild Side of Women’s Friendship (Conari Press, 2000). The two write about parenting and lifestyle issues for various online communities such as Disney’s and In addition to numerous television and radio appearances, Ame and Emily have been featured in Family Circle, Glamour, Country Home, Self, Health, USA TODAY, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News and Better Homes & Gardens. Ame, an Alabama native, now resides in the Dallas suburbs with her husband and two children, and Emily, a southern Californian by birth, now lives in the Boston area with her husband and three children.


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