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Planting Seeds

By Kate Abbott for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers I had the Zoloft. I needed to take it. But I was still standing in my kitchen the day after seeing my nurse practitioner, holding a pill so small I could barely feel it

The Gift of Our Girls

By Elizabeth Naranjo for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers “You love Gabriel better than me.” My daughter’s eyes are twin moons of accusation, trying hard to eclipse a bright hurt that nevertheless flares out at the edges.” “That’s ridiculous.” I hold her gaze,