Winter 2012/2013 Issue

Our winter 2012/2013 issue features essays, fiction, book reviews and more. Topics range from raising kids with (or without) religion, to fighting to adopt a foster child, to cross-country travel with three kids in tow. Don’t miss out on this beautifully illustrated issue with essays by some of your favorite Brain, Child writers as well as some essays by incredible new talent.

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Winter 2012/2013 Issue Highlights:

12-11-coverESSAY Plush Attachments, by Catherine Newman

Insights from a fluffy friend

ESSAY The Biggest Baby, by Natalia Cortes-Chaffin

Babies and body mass

ESSAY: Guardians, by Sarah Green

Fighting to adopt a foster child

FEATURE: Playing God…Or Not, by Tracy Mayor

Do kids need religion? Do we have to decide right now?

ESSAY:  Breeding Habits, by Andrea Vij 

Two birds, one nest and infertility

ESSAY: The Teenage Brain, by Marcelle Soviero

What happens when parents fill in as frontal lobes?

FICTION: Maps of Africa, By Julie Hill Barton

ESSAY: Beltane Flowers, by Brit St. Clair

Searching for spirituality

ESSAY: Extreme Family Flying, By Rebecca Martin

Flying cross-country with three toddlers in tow

ESSAY: The Girl with the Levantine Eyes? By Zahie El Kouri

Weighing genetics in the search for an egg donor

ESSAY: Why Now? By Patricia Hermes

Placing a daughter’s grave stone 50 years later

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