families & children
John Besh is tired of Americans — himself included — making excuses for not eating at home, and not eating together. He's put together a book, My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking, that he hopes will give families strategies for reversing that decline.
Louise Williams Bishop stood before a crowd of her fellow legislators recently and, in the wake of the sexual assault scandal at Penn State, admitted she, too had been sexually assaulted as a child. She said she was raped by her stepfather, but never reported it.
New research says that teens' risky behavior, and their desire to be around same-aged peers, are the sorts of skills they need in order to get out of the nest and to lead productive lives.
With Moammar Gadhafi out of power, efforts turn to reforming the systems he built, not the least of which is Libya's schools. The national curriculum, very pro-Gadhafi, is being revised to be more accurate.
Erin Curtiss, a midwife in Seattle, went to Haiti to help train more midwives. What she found, though, shocked her and disappointed her, but left her wanting to help more.
A new book looks at how the Netherlands approaches sex and teenagers, and how Americans might be able to use some of those tactics to improve communications with our own teens.
9 million older adults don't know where their next meal is coming from. Making ends meet is a daily struggle.
16.5 million American children live in poverty. That's more than any other first-world nation.
New census data shows that 46 million people live in poverty in the United States. That's about one out of every six Americans.
As Greeks deal with the persistent national crisis, the bonds of family are being tested as every struggles to even get by. Generations living under one roof, trying to get by on less and less money.