In interviews that aired on CNN Tuesday and Wednesday, Kirk Murphy’s family said that experiments designed to make him more masculine led to his suicide.
During an interview on Monday, the first African-American U.S. surgeon general defended the reproductive health center Planned Parenthood and federal Title X funds, both of which have recently come under attack from social conservatives.
Are there credible alternatives to $100,000 in debt for college? Yes.
The non-profit group that provides life-saving medical screenings to millions of women every year is only used by “hookers,” according to right-wing conspiracy host Glenn Beck.
Supporters of an Arkansas law that prevented unmarried same sex and straight couples from serving as adoptive or foster parents may seek a constitutional amendment to reinstate it after the state's Supreme Court ruled the ban was unconstitutional.
They agreed to cut spending $39 billion from existing levels and separately vote on the controversial policy riders blocking funding for Planned Parenthood.
An Uncommon Practice May Be Increasing
At the hospital with my beautiful wife about to escort a new patriot into the world. Please send ur prayers to us on this incredible day!!!
After the Wall Street Journal published an excerpt of Amy Chua's soon-to-be-published book about Chinese parenting, the reaction was swift and vicious, especially among Asian Americans. In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," Chua, a Yale Law School pr
A lot of people wonder how Chinese parents raise such stereotypically successful kids. They wonder what these parents do to produce so many math whizzes and music prodigies, what it's like inside the family, and whether they could do it too.
One of the Freedom Summit speakers has tied the knot again
“We’re a generation of men raised by women. I’m wondering if another woman is really the answer we need.”
Craig Scarberry had joint 50-50 custody of his three children with his ex-wife for four years, until a judge ruled last month that he was to be limited to four hours' visitation time per week and custody once every second weekend. Scarberry says t
As the mother of a teenager who got a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in 2004, I wasn't surprised to read the new government report that said the number of ADHD cases in children jumped by 22% between 2003 and 2007
The ACLU filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a couple whose newborn baby was kidnapped by Lawrence County Children and Youth Services because her mother recklessly consumed an "everything" bagel from Dunkin' Donuts the day before the birth. Jam
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, October 6th at 7pm, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, in the Aztech room right off of the main lobby of the hotel.
By the end of the visit, Ernie sits back, smiled that mischievous smile of his and told me, “Write that! Put that in less than a thousand words …and I’ll make Jordan famous.
By now, readers of this column should be aware of the decision my family and I made to leave the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, and move to the majestic Rocky Mountains: the Flathead Valley of Montana
Lisa Belkin at the New York Times brings to our attention a new study of the nonapeptide oxytocin that seems to play a role in both mother-child and father-child bonding post-partum. Read about it here.
A Sun City pediatrician charged with distributing child pornography has fled house confinement, the FBI said. Emilio Luna, 40, who worked at Desert Valley Pediatrics, was granted pretrial release that stipulated house confinement with electronic
It seems that the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has been covering up child deaths that are known or suspected to have resulted from abuse or neglect. That’s the conclusion of a recent audit of the agency completed by t
How many times have you heard or read the phrase “the best interests of the child?” If you read much about family law and family courts, the probable answer is “more times than I can count.” Indeed, establish a Google Alert for the phrase and you’ll
Parental Alienation is child abuse and should be seen as such by courts. Of course, the judicial process is not always able to draw proper conclusions about parental alienation by judges who aren’t trained in the nuances of clinical psychology. But t
Here’s yet another piece that lauds equality between mothers and fathers in childrearing, but uses some very questionable “facts” and figures to do it (Chicago Tribune, 8/20/10).
Chalk up another one for the media covering up for the Clintons. I mean, how is it that I'm just learning about this now?!?!?!
Every Michigan parent who’s involved in a child custody case should be aware that (a) your child has a right to parenting time, (b) the law presumes strong parent-child relationships to be in the child’s best interests and (c) parenting time shall be
In short, in Germany, single fathers have no parental rights without the consent of their child’s mother. In order to establish their rights, they have to file documents with the state and they can’t do that if the mother doesn’t agree. Apparently, s
Finally! Here’s a court that sees the obvious - that the rights of biological fathers have legal importance, and that courts and legislatures must respect them for the welfare of all concerned.
What makes a person successful hasn’t changed much over time. Successful people have ability to learn, to adapt, to communicate and to work hard.