family-life

Ava, This One’s For You

By Emily Cappo for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers Moments after we arrived at our temporary apartment at Christopher’s Haven, a little girl with a blonde bob poked her head out of the door to see who was moving in. Seconds later, she

To My Future Teens

To My Girls as Teens, I’m probably the last person you want to take advice from on being a teen.  After all, I am your mom and so old.  But old though I may be, I was once a teen.  I have lived through it.  I

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