Why Does America Hate Working Mothers?
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) just celebrated 25 years of existence. It is wonderful that it exists, but it was always meant as a first step to create a better work/life balance for parents. It hasn’t progressed in 25 years and women continue to be punished for having ...read more
How Do We Explain the Shameful Rise of Donald Trump To Our Kids?
It's an affirmation so well-known that it's been a kind of cultural trope for decades: the image of the loving parent or supportive schoolteacher telling a child that with hard work, a positive attitude, and a strong sense of responsibility and humanity, he or she can become ...read more
Discussion Thread: Should Children Be Tried as Adults?
In America, it is apparently OK to send 12 year old children to 65 years in prison. Take a guess at how many countries in the world allow children under the age of 18 to go to jail for life. The answer? Four. The US, Tanzania, South Africa, and Israel. And the overwhelming ...read more
Another Vote for Marriage Equality
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a policy statement endorsing same sex marriage. You can read their full report here. According to them: "Children need secure and enduring relationships with committed and nurturing adults to enhance their life experiences ...read more