foster care

Seattle to Offer Employees 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to offer city employees up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
The Seattle Times reports the council voted Monday.
Mayor Ed Murray had asked for the change, saying no person should be forced to choose between their job and caring for …
Should Overweight Kids Be Taken Away From Their Parents?
A doctor has proposed putting severely obese children in temporary foster homes.
Dr. David Ludwig, an obesity specialist at Harvard-affiliated Children’s Hospital Boston, made this recommendation Wednesday in highly respected ‘Journal of the American Medical Association.&CloseCu…