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About the Author
Nicole Chaison is the creator of Hausfrau Muthah-zine, a quarterly comic book that chronicles the roller coaster of passion that is parenting. She wrote the James Beard Award—nominated Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean with chef Ana Sortun. As the Hausfrau, Chaison appears regularly on the Home Dad Show, broadcast on Maine’ s WMPG radio. A one-woman show based on her stories–and also called The Passion of the Hausfrau–opened in March 2009 at the Portland Stage Company. She lives with her husband, Craig Lapine, and two children in Portland, Maine.