Family Life

Unexpected Family Love

By Liisa Ogburn for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers I was given less than an hour’s notice before my father-in-law’s blue Volvo station wagon pulled into our driveway. He opened the front door with his own key, rolling the familiar forest green suitcase

How Am I Feeling?

By Randi Olin for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers Carol, my Pilates instructor, starts each class asking, “how are you feeling?” After working with her for two years, I know she is asking about our bodies, not our minds. Yet, this morning, with