Not even the most truncated of maternity leaves could dim her glow. 

After taking a week and a half off to rest, she stated, “We run the company” and said that it was unfortunate that they couldn’t manage without her. Because just six days after Zadie’s arrival, she and Slays released their second book, Mansion Mystery: The Game Master

She exclaimed that she was so proud of her book. But it feels inauthentic for me to have a baby and then say “Here is my new book! That just felt weird. It’s a shame that we are late in the promotion.” However, it has not dampened the fans’ excitement. New York Times bestselling authors drawing a sold-out crowd for a recent Barnes & Noble appearance that saw Zadie make a cameo. 

Still, like so many other working parents, Zamolo has had to find a balance between her jam-packed career and spending time with Zadie. According to her, she wakes up an hour earlier in order to get there. She said, “And I reserve times in the day for us to spend together. I do not check my email or go to my phone. I set aside those times, and then just go with it.