A Once-in-a-Lifetime Friend

Once or twice in a lifetime, you might meet a friend who rivals the relationship Anne of Green Gables has with Diana Barry. A friend who celebrates your wins and mourns your losses with more enthusiasm than you do. Who brings …[ read more ]

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Maternity Home Forging a Bridge of Hope for Single Moms

Every year, one in 30 U.S. children faces homelessness. Eighty percent of those families are headed by a single mother. With one maternity home each in Indiana and the Canadian province of Alberta, Bridge of Hope is looking ahead to …[ read more ]

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At the Intersection of Life-Saving Help, Child Well-Being

Forty-seven percent of American children are starting school at a disadvantage, but the solution is simpler than you might think.  (Tweet that!) As obvious as it may sound, parents just have to read to their kids regularly at home. But …[ read more ]

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When Postpartum Packs a Punch: An Interview with the Author

“The world needs more educated conversations on maternal mental health,” [tweet that!] Kristina Cowan says in her new book. “We should have these talks until the truth becomes second nature” (p. 126). Two weeks ago, I reviewed Kristina’s book about …[ read more ]

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Book Review: When Postpartum Packs a Punch

“First I had a baby. Then I felt crazy.” (Tweet that!) To one degree or another, can’t all new moms relate to those opening lines of When Postpartum Packs a Punch? I first met the author, longtime journalist Kristina Cowan, at …[ read more ]

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