According to a new study by the Federal Reserve, millennials have less money than previous generations. This is not news to millennial parents, who live the story painted by the Fed study's numbers. Student debt is a factor for this generation in a way it wasn't for those who came before us, and while we work to pay off our own college educations, saving for the next generation's is difficult—because families are also facing a childcare crisis.
Senate Republican leaders are poised to advance dozens of President Trump’s judicial nominations before the new U.S. Congress convenes in January, despite an attempt from Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to impede the process.
It's a scene many moms are familiar with: Baby's pacifier drops to the floor so you take it to the sink, wipe it on your pants, or even pop it in your own mouth before giving it back to baby. Perhaps that last option grosses you out, but cleaning a baby's pacifier with your own saliva may not be such a bad idea. According to a new study, the bacteria in a mother's mouth may actually help prevent allergies in young children.
It's one of the most common, and often frustrating questions moms of infants hear: "Is she sleeping through the night?" But new research from McGill University suggests parents shouldn't worry if their child doesn't reach this milestone by six months of age or even a year old.
The election day wins could change the state’s judicial landscape, as all 59 Democratic judges who ran in Harris County, one of the most populous and diverse counties in the United States, won their races.
Starting out with low expectations had long-term effects on my income and morale. It wasn’t until I started getting serious about freelance writing that I realized I could have both — a well-paying career and personal fulfillment. Here’s how freelancing helped me discover my self-worth and ask for the pay I deserve.
Whether you have health insurance through your employer or choose your own plan through the health insurance marketplace, you can’t choose the best plan for your needs — and budget — without understanding all the terms (and there are a lot).
Don’t get overwhelmed. Just master these health insurance terms to help you choose the plan that gives you the biggest bang for your buck.
Thinking about health insurance is certainly not as much fun as drafting your holiday wish list, but given that Americans spend nearly $10,000 a year on health care, it’s a year-end issue worth investigating.If you’re faced with the challenge of navigating the open-enrollment marketplace come November, there are some changes you should know about.
Knowing whether or not you’re a morning or night person could have broader implications beyond determining what time of day you operate most efficiently.
Dickerson said she hopes the campaign will reach people who need to hear the message that being a religious person who needs abortion care is not a moral failing.
“In the Christian faith, one of the things we are called to do is treat others the way you want to be treated and that is with love and mercy and grace,” she said. “We need to show that we are proud to publicly express that love and support and to hopefully remove some of the anxiety or concern for people who need to make that choice. I want them to know that we are faith-based and supportive.”
We wanted plenty of square footage on a nice piece of land near the best schools, but soon realized these big dreams weren’t possible without a big budget to match. Here’s how we went from dream-house expectations to real-world possibilities.
Thousands of Medicaid recipients in Arkansas have lost health coverage for the rest of the year after failing to meet the state’s new Republican-backed work requirement. Some don’t have health care today because they never knew about the stringent rules.
When I think back to my wedding day seven years ago, there are a few things that stand out: I loved my dress, it rained and we got married in a church — because it’s what our parents wanted. We obliged because they were footing the bill, so we felt like we owed it to them.
Kerri Kite-Pocklington has taught physical education to elementary school students in Washington’s Centralia school district for 31 years, and this year marks her first time to join a teacher picket line. She has seen firsthand the effects of lagging teacher pay in her three decades as an educator.