There is no perfect moment to be a parent, but modern times pose new problems. Amid the contagions of firearms and COVID, with massive inflation and limited affordable housing, this is a daunting year to start a family. America has faced other tough times. With World War II looming, U.S. Ambassador Joseph Kennedy reportedly said: […]
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Carman: No child care, no kids. And don’t call me baby. Got it?
There they were, Kamala Harris on one side and Nancy Pelosi on the other, delivering elbow bumps as Joe Biden acknowledged the moment when a U.S. president first uttered the words “Madam Vice President” and “Madam Speaker” during an address to Congress. It was almost enough to make you believe we’ve made it. Nine days […]
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Colorado kids and teens are dying at a rate higher than the U.S. average — and suicide is to blame
Colorado is among the wealthiest, healthiest states in the nation but has a higher teen and child death rate than the national average, a rate that has grown worse over the past two decades. The reason is suicide, which reached an all-time high in 2017 and is the leading cause of death for Coloradans ages […]