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Teen pregnancy common for foster kids

Teen pregnancy common for foster kids

PRODUCED BY SARAH SPRINGER TEEN PREGNANCY A TEST FOR FOSTER KIDS Teen pregnancy is complex and represents a series of tough obstacles in any context. In foster care, it adds another dimension to the responsibility of prospective foster parents. It may also become a part of the cycle, as children born in foster care often […]


Mothers battle system and self

Mothers battle system and self

PRODUCED BY LORETTA VAN DER HORST Difficult Custody¬† Battles For The Mentally Ill It’s tough enough coping with mental illness. It’s tough enough being a mother. Does that make doing both impossible? See the story of one woman struggling with Bi-Polar disorder and fighting at the same time to retain custody of her children. Related […]


Punishment Misunderstood in Immigrant Families

Punishment Misunderstood in Immigrant Families

PRODUCED BY DONGNAN CHEN PUNISHMENT MISUNDERSTOOD IN IMMIGRANT FAMILIES The varying degrees of acceptable corporal punishment in America are constantly evolving. Of course other countries differ as well in the way they discipline children. Problems occur where differing cultures meet, and when discipline takes on a new meaning. Related Print Article: Father fights system for […]


ACS: Welfare or Victimization?

ACS: Welfare or Victimization?

PRODUCED BY KONSTANTIN SYOMIN and HAYA FATIMA IQBAL ACS: WELFARE OR VICTIMIZATION Social structures meant to protect children often become obstacles to the well being of those very same kids. Caught up, stuck in this bureaucratic cycle, parents and kids find an already difficult life increasingly more difficult. The Garcia family is one of many […]