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by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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Brain, Child GONE!

So unfortunate to read that the intelligent magazine <i>Brain, Child</i> <a href="http://www.brainchildmag.com/essays/summer2012_transition.asp">has ended</a> after 13 years as a print magazine. It was a magazine for thinking, intelligent mothers (Well, parents. I knew a man that enjoyed reading it, too) that was not at all about the latest over-priced designer baby items, celebrity "baby bumps," and other articles shaming parents for not parenting enough. There was not much of anything else like <i>Brain, Child</i> around and it will be terribly missed by those who loved reading it. Had I known sooner that this would happen, I would have made more suggestions in <i>Bitch's</i> recent survey to feature more intelligent writing on parenting, through feminist lenses, of course.

I'm Jennifer, one of the

<p>I'm Jennifer, one of the co-founders of Brain, Child. In August we sold the magazine to Marcelle Soviero and she plans to keep going strong, staring with the Winter issue. Here's the link: www.brainchildmag.com.

Great reading again, both in Bitch and B,C!</p>

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