Parenting

Parenting

These parents had a talk with their kids on 9/11 & it gave us all the feels

The kids at Disney World / Provided
Columns
Sadly, what else do you say to a child who also trains often for how to act when their school is under attack? ...
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And Baby Makes Three, Thanks to The Stork!

Editorial
According to a 10-month study, The Stork OTC increased sperm score concentration at the cervix by an average of 323% in 85% of couples compared to those sperm score values at the cervix with natural intercourse. ...
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Former Nanny: ‘Don’t Serve Me Urine and Say It’s Lemonade’

Editorial
I’m sure many of us have thought this same sentiment: “She can rest while the girls nap.” Except that’s not the reality when you’re a nanny. You’re preparing food, bottles, cleaning - and, god forbid - taking the opportunity to visit the bathroom alone. ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Affirms ‘Obergefell’ Requires Placing Married Same-Sex Parents on Birth Certificates

Politics Editorial
Maintaining a tradition of issuing cases impacting the LGBTQ community on June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Pavan v. Smith, upholding the requirement outlined in Obergefell (the case that banned marriage discrimination based on sexual orientation/gender) that birth and death certificates reflect the same-sex spouse. ...
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America, Take A Good, Hard Look At What You’re Doing To Working Mothers

Photo: DeAndra Perrigo
Editorial Health
Americans may have the edge on Olympic medals, fast food chains and Broadway musicals, but we’re severely lacking in the parental leave department. ...
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A Guide to Adoption for LGBT Couples and Singles

Editorial
No state will explicitly stop you from adopting a child, but variations in state law can significantly impact how agencies are allowed to treat you - and what recourse you are allowed if you face discrimination. ...
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Non-Birth Mother Wins Parental Rights in Massachusetts Parentage Case

Karen Partanen/The Salem News
National
Partanen and Gallagher mutually agreed to have children by means of assisted reproduction and then raised the children together. ...
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LGBT Foster Teens Find a New Home in Arizona’s Groundbreaking Pilot Program

National
In Laveen, Ariz., Jennifer Redmond runs a group where only LGBT foster teens live. It’s been open for nine months. ...
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Bigger Expectations: How a Chin Hair Made Me Cry

Krystal Marx
Editorial
Funny enough, it was finding a chin hair in the mirror the other morning that finally had me in tears. You know how, sometimes, you find yourself overwhelmed ...
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Florida Now Issuing Corrected Birth Certificates Listing Married Same-Sex Spouses

Health
Married same-sex couples in Florida can now receive birth certificates that list both parents. ...
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