Brain Child Magazine Articles

Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers, founded in 2000, was an award-winning literary magazine dedicated to motherhood.  It’s no longer in print. Below are the five articles I’d published there.

Dr. Mom

When my son James was between the ages of two and four, he had a big problem with hand dryers. 


Cold Inside

I reduced my child psychology practice to half time after James came along, and soon realized I couldn’t close the door on autism at the end of the workday, because it was in my house.


The Outsider

My children have shut me out of their closed relationship, and that’s a wonderful thing.


Surrender Dorothy

What a fool I was, expecting a free pass — or at least a discount — on toilet training my daughter.


A Work in Progress

“No, Mommy, it doesn’t. I know girls can be boy-yee and boys can be girly. They’re born that way. Okay?” So something had sunk in.