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This is Childhood: Book & Journal

This Is Childhood coverThose precious first years…

10 mothers. 10 essays.

This collection of essays will make you laugh, cry, consider, wonder and remember. Ten of America’s leading mother writers bring to life those precious early years with each essay focusing on a single age of childhood. Whether you are a new mom just starting on the journey of motherhood, or a mother who has gone through some or all of the first ten years, these essays bring insight – or bring you back.

This is Childhood includes prompts and places to write your own memories turning each age into a conversation, and a keepsake.

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The perfect Mother’s Day gift for a friend (or yourself). Order by May 1 to ensure timely delivery.

$9.99 U.S. ($11.50 Canada, $14 Overseas)

 

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Special Issue: For Parents of Teens Vol 2.

BrainChildTeen2014_adWelcome to Brain, Child’s special issue devoted to parents of teens and tweens. Because raising a teen is different than raising a child, we dedicate this special issue of Brain, Child to parents of teenagers (or soon-to-be-teenagers).

This issue features an exclusive essay by bestselling author Ann Hood, as well as work from your favorite Brain, Child writers who once again examine life with their teens in thought provoking essays designed to provide readers with different perspectives on what many say are the most challenging of the parenting years. Whether you have teens now or want some insight into the years ahead, this issue is for you. $9.99. Shipping Included.

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$9.99 U.S. ($11.50 Canada, $14 Overseas)

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Special Issue: For Parents of Teens Vol 1.

BT_CoverRaising a teen is different than raising a child, so we dedicate this special issue of Brain, Child to parents of teenagers (or soon-to-be-teenagers). Here some of our best writers examine life with their teens in thought provoking essays designed to provide readers with different perspectives on what many say are the most challenging of the parenting years. Whether you have teens now or want some insight into the years ahead, this issue is for you. Now in its second printing! $9.99. Shipping included.

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$9.99 U.S. ($11.50 Canada, $14 Overseas)

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Special Issue: Parents of Teens Combo (Vol 1 & 2)

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More than 20 essays devoted to parenting teenagers. The perfect gift for a parent in your life.

Price: $15.00 U.S. ($17.50 Canada, $26 Overseas)


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New Mama Bundle

SP 13 Final Cover v2A 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 issues packaged with a gift bow and gift card – shipping included. $20. Priority shipping included.

$20 U.S. ($27, Canada. $34, overseas) -  Includes shipping.

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Mother’s Day Bundle

SU 13 Cover Final - sidebarWe’ve selected four of our favorite issues, tied them with a bow and made them available in time for Mother’s Day. Includes: Summer 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2009. Essays, features and stories by some of your favorite Brain, Child writers as well as new talent, including Dawn Friedman, Katy Read, Zahie El Kouri and Margot Page. Topics range from the nature loving child, to becoming mom to a foster child, to putting down roots far away from home.

$20 U.S. ($25, Canada. $35, Overseas). Includes Shipping.

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Oldies but Goodies Bundle – 5 Issues for $20

archivesSU08Check out Brain, Child’s Back Issue Bonanza — Buy 5 back issues for just $20. More than 30 essays, plus feature stories, award-winning fiction and more. Don’t miss out! $20. Priority shipping included.

$20 U.S. ($25, Canada. $30, overseas) -  Includes shipping.


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Adoption Bundle

archivesFA11Packed with our signature personal essays, fiction, news, debates and feature article, this bundle includes multiple pieces and perspectives on adoption – what to do when it goes wrong, open adoption, adopting a foster child, saying no to adoption, and more. Four issues, more than 20 essays. $20. Priority shipping included.

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$20 U.S. ($25, Canada. $30, overseas) -  Includes shipping.

 


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Back Issues: Always Inspiring

1yearlgYou’ve finished your current issue and looking for more?

Or maybe you’re interested in reading up on a certain parenting subject?

Choose from Brain, Child’s back issues and let the good reading continue! Click here to see a description of each.

$5.00 U.S. ($7.50 Canada, $10 Overseas)



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 Wear the Wisdom

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Lush with symbolism, our special edition necklace embodies wisdom with its mix of symbolic elements of the Thinking Mother- an Owl Charm, Jade Gemstone, Duet of Pearls and Wisdom-Inscribed Brass Plate. $45. Priority shipping included.

$45, includes shipping to addresses in the U.S.

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An Iridescent Life: Essays on Motherhood

Iridescent Life CoverDon’t miss the newest book from award-winning essayist and Brain, Child’s Editor-in-Chief, Marcelle Soviero. The essays in An Iridescent Life  capture and celebrate the imperfect lives of mothers and stepmothers. The book delves into interfaith divorce, meeting a stepson for the first time, being the emotional rudder for a tween who feels unpopular, and throwing an over-the-top birthday party for a five-year-old daughter as a newly single mom. Also included are humorous tales of kitchens, weddings and home renovations. A perfect gift for mothers of all ages, the essays in An Iridescent Life are keepsakes readers will undoubtedly want to share. $10.95. Includes priority shipping.

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Fall 2013

Subscribe To The Print Magazine TodayReceive our all new redesigned Fall issue – packed with essays, stories, poems, debates, book reviews and an in-depth feature article. Topics range from raising a quiet child, to people’s perceptions about infertility vs. in vitro, to giving up a child for adoption – or not.

1-year subscription $22, 2-year subscription $37, single issue. $6. Includes shipping.

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Find out why The Washington Post says “A good read is what Brain, Child is all about.”

$6.00 U.S. ($7.50 Canada, $10 Overseas)

 

 

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Spring 2013

SU 13 Cover Final - sidebarFounded in 2000, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers is the largest literary magazine devoted to motherhood. Each issue contains personal essays, fiction, poetry, news, debate, book reviews and an in-depth feature story. Often referred to as “The New Yorker for Mothers,” Brain, Child brings together the many voices of women from different backgrounds and circumstances in a way that provides readers with insight and perspective into today’s issues. $6.00. Includes shipping.

Click here to see more of the summer issue.

Find out why The Washington Post says “A good read is what Brain, Child is all about.”

$6.00 U.S. ($7.50 Canada, $10 Overseas)