Tags » Children And Family

Adoption Tax Benefits: An Overview

Adoption Tax Benefits: An Overview. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Margot L. Crandall-Hollick. March 13, 2018

 The federal government supports adoption in two primary ways: federal grants to state governments and tax benefits for individual taxpayers that help offset the costs of adopting a child. 98 more words

United States

Safety Net Investments in Children

Safety Net Investments in Children. Brookings Institution. Hilary W. Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach.  March 8, 2018

 In this paper, the authors examine what groups of children are served by core childhood social safety net programs—including Medicaid, EITC, CTC, SNAP, and AFDC/TANF—and how they have changed over time. 100 more words

United States

An Interesting Birthday With Cousins

National Cousins Day isn’t until July 24th, but I want to share a “cousin” story with you now.  This particular story has been on my mind because it is the topic of a personal essay assignment for my English 101 class this semester.  1,409 more words

Children And Family

Popeye the Sailor Man

My father was a Navy man in the Korean War. He stood as tall as a mountain and as big as a bear, or at least that was my perception of him when I was little. 346 more words


Oh Brother

My brother was always sick with earaches, sore throats and we both shared an atrocious case of the chicken pox together along with the rest of the neighborhood kids. 1,098 more words


Despite Growing Gender Equality, More Women Stay at Home Than Men

Despite Growing Gender Equality, More Women Stay at Home Than Men. YaleGlobal. Joseph Chamie. January 25, 2018

 Women have made great strides in education, employment, politics and equality in general worldwide, but participation in the labor force remains stubbornly below those of men. 134 more words

Economic Growth And Stability