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Family Creates Personal PSA to Encourage Adopting 'Not So Little Newborn' Foster Kids

Family Creates Personal PSA to Encourage Adopting ‘Not So Little Newborn’ Foster Kids

by Jorge Rivas on February 14 2013, 11:43AM

Two years ago Kelli Higgins and her husband adopted two children, a 10 and 5-year old, and recently realized they didn’t have any pictures of them as newborns. Higgins, who is a photographer, improvised her own solution of sort: she…

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Supreme Court Weighs Rights of Parents Facing Jail Over Child Support

Supreme Court Weighs Rights of Parents Facing Jail Over Child Support

by Jamilah King on March 23 2011, 5:07PM

Are child support lockups becoming debtors’ prisons?

Topics: Criminal Justice

“Tiger Mothers” Are Driven by U.S. Inequity, Not Chinese Culture

by Julianne Hing on January 21 2011, 9:15AM

Strict Asian parenting is often borne of struggle and exclusion and hardship, a reaction to learning that the American dream can remain elusive no matter how hard people work.

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Readers Sound Off On Race-Conscious Parenting and Adoption

Readers Sound Off On Race-Conscious Parenting and Adoption

by Terry Keleher on January 10 2011, 8:51AM

Terry Keleher’s essay on raising a black son as a white dad in a “post-race” world stirred intense emotions. He highlights the discussion and adds more thoughts.

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Parenting Queer Youth--and Saving Their Lives

Parenting Queer Youth—and Saving Their Lives

by Kyle Bella on December 23 2010, 9:28AM

DeAnna Green turned to the Family Acceptance Project and discovered love’s a lifesaver.

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White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a

White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a “Colorblind” World

by Terry Keleher on December 22 2010, 9:31AM

Teaching how to create a more just world is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children.

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Four Tips and Resources for

Four Tips and Resources for “Post-Race” Parenting

by Terry Keleher on December 22 2010, 9:30AM

Terry Keleher shares his experiences as both parent and racial justice educator.

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Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

by Michelle Chen on August 12 2010, 9:00AM

A legal analysis of the key problem that current immigration policy cannot answer: who do we call mom and dad?

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

by Michelle Chen on June 17 2010, 10:27AM

The prison system and the child welfare system both have the power to split families apart, and too often, they are tragically linked when the state imposes its judgment that a parent is no longer worthy of her child. For…

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

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