Mitch Albom Asks: “When Did Fathers Become Expendable?”

Fatherhood

You know Mitch Albom.  You probably read his best selling Tuesdays with Morrie or The First Phone Call from Heaven.  According to his official bio, Albom is "...an internationally renowned and best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have collectively sold more than 35 million copies worldwide; have been published in forty-nine territories and in forty-five languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Aw … [Read more...]

Michigan Governor to Sign Breastfeeding Law Today

Breastfeeding

At 3:30 this afternoon, Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder will sign into law the Breastfeeding Anti-Discrimination Act, which will ensure women's right to breastfeed their babies in public.SB 674 is intended to normalize breastfeeding and give mothers protection when providing human milk for their infants.The issue of breastfeeding has been controversial in Michigan.  In 2011, a "flash mob" of a dozen breastfeeding moms were interrupted by mall security at the upscale Somerset Mall in … [Read more...]

Happy Homecoming for Justina Pelletier, After State Drops Its Controversial Charge of Medical Child Abuse

Justina Pelletier

"I'm so happy, I'm so excited, oh, my gosh!" said 16-year-old Justina Pelletier when asked about her reaction to news that she'll be going home to her parents after sixteen months in state custody.The Connecticut teenager was removed from her family home by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families after a disagreement between two highly regarded medical centers regarding the teen's medical diagnosis.Justina had been treated at Tufts Medical Center for mitochondrial disease, … [Read more...]


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