“Bye girls! See you Friday!” My partner gives three cheeks three kisses and heads out the door on another Monday morning, leaving me to go it alone (with the help of two afternoons of babysitting) for another workweek. I sigh and wish we lived, and she worked, in the same town.
Sweeping up the crumbs from under the breakfast table while my older daughter cries and says, “Don’t go!” I think about how this arrangement must be only a bit better for her than a divorce….
Caster Semenya has a problem. She’s too good a runner to be a girl.
New study finds “BPA-Free” baby bottles leaching BPA.
A list of options for road food, with pros and cons. Share your tips too!
In the skit below, a mouse queen must decide which of two kings to marry. But before she can make up her mind, they decide to marry each other!
In the wake of Henry Louis Gates’s arrest, teaching Black children about the police is as fraught as ever.
The judge who overturned Florida’s ban on gay parents adopting children has been demoted. Judge Cindy Lederman made Florida history in November 2008, granting the adoption of the children of a gay foster dad who had been raising
“…asking her teenaged nieces how not to look old. In order to get their attention, she texted them:
“Emergency! How do I not look old?”
They texted back with recommendations to swap lipstick for lip gloss, to wear…”
Long kept quiet, post-adoption blues finally gets a little press.
Shannon LC Cate reviews “Just Like Family: Inside the Lives of Nannies, the Parents They Work for and the Children They Love.”
Single Black women becoming moms on their own by offering homes to children.
BBC report claims dozens of Chinese babies have been taken from unwilling parents and placed in foreign adoptive homes.
Candace Parker returns to the court soon.
Most of these “towns” turn out, upon closer inspection, to be suburbs of major cities. And eight of the top ten have non-Hispanic white populations well over 90%. All have white populations over 85%. Since the non-Hispanic white population of the United States at large is only 66%, I can only deduce that “good neighbors” means white people.
During the past week I’ve heard and read countless references to Michael Jackson’s supposed pedophilia. Everything from throw-away wisecracks and bad jokes to mean-spirited claims to being glad he is dead due to his abuse of children have been popping up everywhere, it seems.
Placental cells may prove more promising than cord blood. But will only the wealthy benefit?
Watch as a family describes the difficulty of losing a seemingly small percentage of their income.
A new summer horror movie is getting a deluge of negative publicity from adoptive parents and other members of the adoption world for portraying an older adopted child as a deranged would-be murderer of her adoptive parents and their (of course) biological children.
Monday (1 June) was a day that many thousands of people in Ontario will remember for the rest of their lives. It was the first day people adopted in Ontario (since 1921) could apply to the government for their original birth records.
“She didn’t have her floaties on and her parents weren’t watching. I saved her. I dashed and I pushed off the wall with my feet and went down and got her.”