Twenty years ago today President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, granting 12 weeks of job protection to workers recovering from an accident, tending to a sick loved one or caring for a new baby.
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PIN analyst Ashley Alvarado brought her personal experience with adoption to a wide-ranging project and live event about that topic featuring families with stories from around the globe.
Do you have children at or near the ages of the victims in Newtown? Have they experienced the kind of loss that might inform a conversation about the Connecticut tragedy?
“What our relationship would have become if things had worked out, or if the divorce had come later, I can never know.” Christopher Fleming writes. “But what I do know is that each breath shared with Jacob is a chance to get better together.”
Michigan Radio is using Tumblr to highlight moving and personal stories of life in the NICU or infant loss to accompany an hour-long documentary on infant mortality. More at state-of-opportunity.tumblr.com/.
Muslim parents have to get creative during Ramadan to nourish their kids for a long summer day of fasting. This year, Amy Hossain combined cultural and culinary traditions to create a calorie-rich dish that’s a hit with her young daughters.
Parents share the ways they’re integrating their childhood traditions with those of their friends, neighbors and communities to create a wholly American Ramadan for their kids: one that reflects the melding of cultures, tastes and faith in their lives.