Monthly Archive: May 2016

What Happens When Growing Up Means ‘Aging Out’?

Each year, some 25,000 children “age out” of the foster care system in the U.S. A process known officially as “emancipation,” aging out more often means the loss of stability for young people unprepared for living as adults.

In a … Read more

Sometimes Being A New Mother Hurts

This month’s guest post is by Joy Burkhard, a founder, Executive Director and Board Chair of 2020 Mom, a national nonprofit dedicated to closing gaps in maternal mental health care through convening, collaborating, advocacy and education. Joy, a Junior Read more

What Else Do You Need To Know About Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day as a national holiday in the U.S. turns 103 this year, and its popularity as a special day for Mom has spread widely around the world.

The holiday’s popularity with Americans is amply demonstrated by the 133 million … Read more