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Thomas More and fatherhood
Catholic Sentinel
“Blessed Thomas More is more important at this moment than at any moment since his death, even perhaps the great moment of his dying…he represented at once a type, a turning point and an ultimate destiny. If there had not happened to be that ...

Family Partners creates empowering
The Advertiser News South
NEWTON — For any young person who has ever struggled with a mental illness or disability, two volunteers at Family Partners of Sussex and Morris — a Family Support Organization — have taken the reigns in uniting those who deal with mental challenges ...

Dads(2)Dads: Prepare early for sending kids to college
The Daily News Journal
We took advantage of summer time to sit in on a few college orientation sessions targeted to new students. The experience reminded us of when we attended such sessions with our sons and daughters. We're glad our kids made it through relatively ...

Rethinking the war on poverty
Washington Post (blog)
Conservatives, however, see poverty as the result of behaviors (out-of-marriage children, absent fathers, school dropouts) that are counterproductive and keep people from earned success (enjoying the spiritual and economic rewards of work). Since ...

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Support where it's needed
The Land Newspaper
VANISH will operate three groups – one for people who were adopted, one for mothers whose child was adopted out and a mixed group for mothers, fathers, adopted persons, and adoptive parents. “Adoption is often portrayed as a happy event, where those ...

Dads in Distress starts up in Bathurst
Western Advocate
Dads in Distress (DIDS) has opened a support service and will run weekly meetings and a referral service for dads facing the trauma of separation and divorce. The group will meet at the Bathurst Information and Neighbourhood Centre (BINC) from Tuesday, ...

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem - Our Father's Table
The Jewish Press
Simply speaking, this is a sign of severe separation. On the one hand, we are still Hashem's children, and thus, Hashem still loves us and takes care of us. But on the other hand, because of our sins, Hashem distances Himself and sustains us indirectly ...

It's Not Your Father's Family Law Practice
The National Law Journal (registration)
There are also procedural requirements that must be met including legal consultation, mental health evaluations and the provision of health insurance. With or without the provisions of the UPA or the ABA Model Act enacted in a given state, intended ...


Grief grips Gaza
Sydney Morning Herald
His lifeless body lies on the cold metal tray, bloodied stumps covered in hastily wrapped bandages mark where his legs once were. Doctors at Shifa Hospital had worked hard to save Ibrahim Suliman, but in the end the injuries he sustained in the Israeli ...
UN Blames Israel for Shelter AttackWall Street Journal
15 Palestinian Families Massacred Today by Israeli Terrorist Attacks, 15 in
Gaza live: Israeli soldier 'may have been captured'Channel 4 News (blog)

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UW Health: Breast is best for feeding babies
The mind of a new parent is often flooded with the best practices, guidelines, and “must-do's” of raising a child. Moms and dads want the best for their children. Parents can provide the best nutrition for their newborn through breast-feeding, or ...

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What is important enough to spend your life?
Few people recognize the real meaning behind the “Fourth of July,” which is also called Independence Day –– in reference to the Declaration of Independence, which most everybody believes is the name of a document signed by our founding fathers on July ...

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Finding the light
The Christian Century (blog)
But I wanted them to hammer out their own theology around marriage, not to try and fill an old wineskin with new wine. In this world of sound bites, ... I told her I hate when dads do that, get angry or controlling when they are anxious. I think I'll ... News

9 Songs To Hate Your Parents To News
Below, check out nine songs that have artists writing about the screwed up situations of their early years. As you can see, moving on — like ... On this track, Marshall Mathers gives us another peek behind the curtain at The Eminem Show, which is ...

When Will the Breast vs. Formula War Be Over?
Huffington Post (blog)
A café opening its arms to a breastfeeding mother is not by default closing its doors to formula feeders. Or anybody else outside of this specific group for that matter -- like fathers, or grandmothers, or nurses just finishing a night shift... or even ...

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SCOV Law Blog: Terminating parental rights
This case involves an appeal by two fathers of a trial court's decision to terminate their residual parental rights to their two minor children. The mother of both children had voluntarily relinquished her parental ... The trial court could disregard ...

Common sense once widespread
Jacksonville Daily News
While watching the news on a local television channel recently, I was shocked at the recent death of an infant who had been left in a hot car. The child's father is being charged with some degree of murder. But what really got my attention was all of ...

Why has the world turned a blind eye to the Rohingyas?
The Australian
Orafa Begum is 19. She was born in the camp. A hijab covers her face. More and more girls are wearing full veils and long black dresses; it isn't their tradition, but fathers are insisting, frightened of the awful humiliation of a molested or raped ...

Israel, Apartheid and World Opinion
Their seven-year separation was seen, disingenuously, as an impediment to a peaceful solution, a solution Israel has no interest in achieving. Further angering Israel was the fact that most of the world, ... Any parent, regardless of nationality of ...

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World War One: Sunderland's orphan army
Sunderland Echo
“The church always had close ties with the orphanage, which took in the young sons of sailors who were killed or permanently disabled,” said local historian Sharon Vincent. “The boys were trained to follow in the footsteps of their fathers and go to ...

Breastfeeding best for infant
Cayman News Service
Breastfeeding has been shown repeatedly to be the single most effective way to prevent infant death; it plays a major role in children's health and development, and significantly benefits the health of mothers. This coming week, 1-7 August, marks the ...

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Partner, mother, breadwinner: the changing face of families
The Australian
Men talk about the work-life balance that has long absorbed women. Female breadwinners walk through the door at day's end with an appreciation that eluded fathers through the ages who were spared the messy mopping up. Not everyone is happy. There is ...

Parenting: Stephanie Coontz on motherhood
Warrnambool Standard
Coontz's bestselling books include A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s; Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage; and The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, and her ...

Parenting: Stephanie Coontz on motherhood
Eden Magnet
Coontz's bestselling books include A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s; Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage; and The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, and her ...

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Clydebank yummy mummy to share success
Clydebank Post
She said: “I was delighted to discover that Slimming World welcomed pregnant and breastfeeding mums. “I was reassured that food optimising was a healthy, balanced diet benefiting both Quinn ... Now with nine-month-old Quinn to look after, Laura ...

Do You Really Know What the Common Core Is?
Huffington Post (blog)
That's right, they're asked to read and discuss the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence and a few more documents written by the so-called founding fathers. The very ones many of the people who seem angriest about the CC love to pull out of ...

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Why Is Parenthood Filled With So Much Anxiety?
St. Louis Public Radio
Jennifer Senior is a contributing editor at New York Magazine, where she writes profiles and stories about politics, social science, and mental health. Her first book, All Joy and No Fun was published in 2014. Clarification: ... And it's about the ...

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Frank Haight: When a baby dies... some comfort is there
Blue Springs Examiner
Since founding the project two years ago, the sisters have brought love and comfort to some 80 bereaved families who have experienced a miscarriage, a stillbirth or an infant death. The Tiny 2 Giraffe Project provides bereavement and miscarriage ... In ...

Dads-to-be weigh more than partners about to give birth
"Our research found there was the same level of obesity with mothers-to-be and fathers-to-be but dads were twice as likely to be overweight and therefore at risk of becoming obese," said Prof Turner. A total of one-in-seven - or 14pc - of new dads are ...