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Four Kinds of Classroom Mothers: Which One Are You?

Diana Grycan | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

As I draw upon almost five decades of observing mothers as they have interacted with children, I have come to the conclusion that most mothers fall into the following four categories.

It's Time to Improve the Odds for Young People in Foster Care

Gov. Jack Markell | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Gov. Jack Markell

As a parent of a 17 and 20 year old, I understand the balancing act of parenting teens. We still operate under those protective instincts we had when...

The Pig is a Viper: College with Too Much Debt is Not Worth It

Bob Hildreth | Posted 01.15.2013 | College
Bob Hildreth

Saving is not enough. Families must educate themselves about the college access process. Many Americans spend more time buying a car, yet the risk of a lemon is nothing compared to the risk of shackling their children with debt.

Breaking the Code of Parental Silence

Sarah Buttenwieser | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Sarah Buttenwieser

To talk about diapers or even breast pumps is one thing, it's fully another navigate adolescence. The stories and the issues, they belong, during these years, to your children.

The Dutch Have Daddy Days -- Why Not Us?

Rex Flexibility | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rex Flexibility

The idea that a man could work thirty hours a week, be a successful professional and still take one day off to hang out with his kids simply isn't in our frame of reference. Why not?