wbur-logo My First Son, A Pure Memory The emotional trials of an expecting couple facing difficulties in pregnancy.
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Rolling-Stone-Logo The Forsaken Recounts several stories of LGBT youths losing the support of their families after coming out to them. Describes the epidemic of homeless LGBT youth in the United States today, and the unique struggle this population faces both in terms of losing the support of their families and unique difficulties they face as homeless youth.
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New York Times Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years by Gina Kolata Experts say the results of a major 2014 study may reshape approaches to combating the nation’s obesity epidemic, suggesting that efforts must start much earlier and focus more on the children at greatest risk.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times Tiger Mom, Meet Diet Enforcer by Julie Bosman Dara-Lynn Weiss, frustrated and concerned about her 7-year-old daughter’s weight, put her on a strict diet, wrote about it in Vogue, and then signed a book deal. Should she be condemned? lauded?, both? neither?
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /
SalonDotCom Why is Georgia Shaming Fat Children? A bold ad campaign’s goal is to target childhood obesity – but is it actually targeting overweight kids?
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New York Times What I’d Say to My Fat Son My weight was a target: My belly was socked, my boy breasts punched and twisted by older, stronger fingers, and torrents of daily verbal abuse were hurled at me. A first-person narrative about being an overweight child and what did and did not help.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / /
YouTube Rewind the Future A provocative video by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that offers one (perhaps over-simplified) perspective on where unhealthy eating habits begin.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / /
Pulse Dance in Three Movements by Anna Schmidt A vivid description of life with rheumatoid arthritis, including one woman’s description of giving birth with this condition and concerns about how it will impact her ability to raise her child.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / / /
NPR "Still Point": A Mediation on Mothering a Dying Child - Emily Rapp The struggles and emotions experienced parenting a child with Tay-Sachs disease.
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