Monthly Archive: July 2011

What happens when you ‘age out’ of foster care?

Here’s the short list: Finish school. Find a home. Get a job. Create a support system. Think about college or vocational training. And stay out of trouble. The last item can be the toughest, as statistics show that foster youth … Read more

So who was Betty Ford?

Wife? Mother? First Lady? Cancer survivor? Activist for women’s issues? Substance abuse prevention trailblazer?

All of those descriptions fit the woman whose death touched so many people, including some too young to know her in the midst of the public … Read more

Ready for National Junk Food Day?

It’s real…but it’s also a joke. July 21 is now designated as the day when we are encouraged to eat all the junk food we want—cheeseburgers with bacon, nachos with cheese, junk dogs…well, your choice—without  guilt.

But the joke is … Read more