Take a moment to process what you just found out. If you think about it, pregnancy is essentially the most natural thing in the world. Research shows that about half of all pregnancies are unplanned. So if your pregnancy was unplanned, you are definitely not alone! Human intimacy is very mysterious, and the process of new life is mysterious and … [Read more...] about Your Pregnancy Test Is Positive: Now What?
Struggling families and savvy shoppers will appreciate these cost-effective strategies that also provide nutritious meals for families. By Elizabeth HardtThe author wishes to acknowledge the contributions of Cheryl Blake, Serrin M. Foster, Colette Moran, and Molly Pannell. … [Read more...] about Frugal Food Strategies
Finding inexpensive and convenient ways to get from location to location can be a struggle, but in today’s modern society there are many options for any setting. The City Life In the city, taking the bus can be the simplest and cheapest way to get around, as you refill your card each time and can go far in one ride. Despite these assets, buses are also at the mercy of … [Read more...] about Getting Around for Less Money
Divorce, child custody, and child support issues can be difficult and confusing. Family law issues are covered by state law. Here are some basics about these types of cases. Editor’s Note: This is general information and not legal advice. Please consult with a lawyer licensed in your state for legal advice. By Susan Schoppa, J.D. … [Read more...] about Family Law Basics
What’s the difference between guardianship and kinship care? Guardianship is a legal process that allows a designated person to have responsibility for a child and the authority to make decisions on her or his behalf. Kinship is when the guardian is a relative or, in some cases, a close family friend. The guardian in both of these options is responsible for the well-being … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Guardianship and Kinship Care
As we approach Mother's Day and Birthmother's Day (the day before), we need your help to honor those deserving of recognition on our Women Deserve Better website. Tell us: Who will win our Caring Heart Award? Please send a paragraph or two about someone you know who has gone above and beyond, such as: a first responder, nurse, or doctor, especially those who work in … [Read more...] about Nominate for our Caring Heart Award