Our stories are probably less dramatic, but no less significant. And as we recover the dreams of our own lost childhoods, we can commit ourselves to expanding the rights and restoring the dignity of every child on this planet.
Sorry, but I have to say this: Am I the only left-leaning person who finds Michelle Obama's #BringBackOurGirls tweet to be smug, opportunistic and worse than useless?
What does it mean when the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the world's packaged food and drink industry, puts out a defensive press release about a documentary before it is released? I'd say it means they are scared, and, after viewing the new film Fed Up, I can understand why.
Happy Mother's Day around the world! Nearly 50 countries celebrate Mother's Day. But not a happy Mother's Day when the hearts of mothers of those ki...
We have many things in common, however, there is a major difference between us: I have been refused the right to raise my children with my husband, their father, at my side.
Whether you're looking to make your mom laugh, say "awww," or just want to let her know that you're aware it's Mother's Day, this compilation is per...
A lot of people say that Mother's Day is one of those "Hallmark holidays" that don't really exist in the calendar, and I can certainly see their point. The commercialization of Mother's Day doesn't enhance anyone's idea of family. But there's another way that society is "dumbing down" motherhood that we must name and shame.
Wounds, illnesses and injuries require ongoing care for many military service members and veterans. This type of care is given not only by professionals or in institutions, but right at home by millions of family members -- caregivers who are our hidden heroes.
So you think that opting for Lo Fat items at the market and hitting the gym will keep you in fighting form? Fed Up, an essential documentary narrated and executive produced by Katie Couric and directed by Stephanie Soechtig, is here to tell you different.
Locals will have Hollywood royalty in their backyard this weekend. Saturday is Washington's big day to dress up, and every year the festivities get even the most slovenly dressers into a tie or tux.
Fighting for and committing to getting a great education isn't some intellectual exercise for the first lady. She lived this experience on Chicago's South Side.
Pastry Chef Erika Davis is known in the U.S. and internationally for her delectable desserts and chocolates. Her career has spanned more than two deca...
Kansas is good at inviting black eyes. The most recent national news punch, the dustup over Michelle Obama, originated in my hometown, Topeka.
I spoke with Parks & Rec's Jim O'Heir, who plays Terry, or Jerry -- no, Terry -- I can't keep up. Anyway, we chatted about the season finale, spoilers coming up next season, and what Chris Pratt looks like naked (I asked for pics, still waiting for them).
Emotional health will never just be a school age or adolescent issue; the preparation and teaching starts as early as birth and continues throughout our whole lives. But until there is more nationwide focus on the matter, what can we do now to start fixing this?
This week, first lady Michelle Obama announced that she would speak at a high school graduation in Topeka, Kansas. But some parents and students quickly objected, saying seats would be limited, the event would be much longer, and the first lady is black.