By Charlotte Hilton Andersen, REDBOOK
Eggs and a sympathy card. That was the sum total of my shopping list when I headed to Target today. $80 later I was back in the car heading home... minus any eggs or a card. (Nor did I get any of the new Missoni stuff -- holy balls of 70's dyed yarn was that a feeding frenzy! And all for cardigans that look like the couch cover my grandma knitted and then covered in plastic.) I was still kicking myself when I got home. No eggs meant I needed a new dinner plan and no sympathy card means I'm one day closer to the insensitive jerk cut-off. But new research says I may not be to blame for my memory lapses.It's not me, it's my birth control!
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Through a combination of whining, sleep deprivation and your hormones, having kids gives you the ability to you forget your own name, but now now in a classic lose-lose scenario researchers have found that even the act of preventing children may