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Wisconsin bans under-the-table ‘adoptions’

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Adoption | Wisconsin enacted the first law in the country barring parents from privately giving away their adopted children to someone other than a relative last week.

To train up a Pharisee

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Parenting | Michael and Debi Pearl’s method of discipline has many advocates, but critics say it lacks the gospel

More moms stay home now than a decade ago

More moms stay home now than a decade ago

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Family | After 30 years of decline, the number of moms staying home with their children rose in the past decade, according to a report released last week by the Pew…

Will FDA-approved heroin antidote device encourage more drug use?

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Health | The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a device last week that can quickly inject a life-saving antidote into people who have overdosed on heroin or…

Barbie’s $2 million Girl Scout patch

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Family | The Girl Scouts are losing brownie points over their partnership with Barbie. Last week two consumer groups, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and…

Trying to get pregnant? There’s an app for that.

Trying to get pregnant? There’s an app for that.

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Technology | A new app is using data technology to help women get pregnant, and crowdfunding their fertility treatment if they don’t. Glow, a startup launched by PayPal…

Fathers’ faith key to passing it on

Fathers’ faith key to passing it on

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Religion | The rate of children who adopt their parent’s faith has remained stable in the past 40 years, despite increasingly anti-religious influences outside the…

Philomena forgives, the UN does not

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Religion | A UN human rights committee took the Vatican to task last month for forcing thousands of unmarried Irish mothers to put their children up for adoption, a…

Do caregivers need special employment protection?

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Government | Legislators in California and New York City are trying to protect employees balancing work with caring for young, disabled, or elderly family members.

Obamacare rules keep kids uninsured

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Healthcare | Confusing messages and enrollment delays under Obamacare are leaving some children uninsured as the federal exchange separates children who qualify for…

Shotgun cohabitation

Shotgun cohabitation

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Marriage | Unwed couples who get pregnant are more likely to move in together than to get married, according to government data collected over the past decade.

Families in limbo after Congo suspends exit permits for adoptions

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Adoption | Justin Carroll left his home in Tennessee and his job as a carpenter in mid-November for what he thought would be a two-week journey to the Democratic…

 
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