A collection of more than 25 essays by your favorite Brain, Child writers that in some way address the questions, difficulties, and joys of becoming a mother, and more. Four back issues (see below) packaged with a gift bow and gift card – shipping included.
$20 U.S. ($27, Canada. $34, overseas) – Includes shipping.
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“The baby book for thinking moms”
$27 US ($34 Canada, $41, overseas (includes shipping)
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Kate Haas on women’s friendships after the babies are born; attending an ex-husband’s Seder; a lesbian couple feels invisible to the outside world and not properly acknowledged as parents, when kids want to change their skin color; a debate on whether or not we should let our kids quit activities. Plus an in-depth feature article that looks at how schools and parents can discuss sexual abuse with their children.
Enjoy New York Times bestselling author Cheryl Strayed’s essay on being a novelist and a “baby person,” as well as essays offering two perspectives on mothering in mixed-race families, plus a piece on how destiny is set in motion when naming a baby, and Karen Dempsey’s essay on the difference between bad medicine and good. Our feature looks at radical homemaking–does eco-parenting yield enlightened caregivers or are we just making mothering harder?
A wonderful collection of essays including the significance of afterbirth, difficult babies, Katy Read’s feature article that looks at how mothers are impacted by a recession, and essay about when Mom was married before, and a short story by Jennifer Haigh. One of our best selling issues.
Nipping and tucking the maternal body, Prozac and pregnancy, a new baby is born and an old friend is lost, when breast milk doesn’t mean breast fed, Kathy Ozment’s learning to love the half nelson, and a debate discussing if a family needs to share a surname.