Halloween Through the Years: My Life in Headlines

If someone thought my life was interesting enough to write about, and they decided that Halloween would be the perfect lens, they might write something like the following.  But obviously, no one does, so I'll have to write it myself, on the off-chance that it might make someone (besides me) laugh. Disturbance Investigated in Quiet … Continue reading Halloween Through the Years: My Life in Headlines

Mommy Brain, Extended Version

Urbandictionary.com defines "mommy brain" as "the phenomenon known to mothers where their brains become a useless pile of goo after being around their children too long." An article on WebMD in October of 2010 posits that motherhood may actually trigger brain growth.  The article quotes Pilyoung Kim, PhD, a developmental psychologist and post-doctoral researcher at … Continue reading Mommy Brain, Extended Version