Support for this research was provided by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (HD-28425) to Patricia J. Bauer and by a grant from Gustavus Adolphus College to Jennifer K. Ackil. We also thank Jennie Waters for assistance with data collection; members of the Cognition in the Transition laboratory group (University of Minnesota) and the Memory and Cognition research group (Gustavus Adolphus College) for assistance with transcription; and Stephanie Bangston, Jean Burr, Jennifer Rademacher, Emily Stark, and Kathryn Struthers for assistance with data coding. We are especially grateful to the mothers and children who participated in this research; their generosity at what was a difficult time in their lives was truly remarkable.
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