Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Power of One: Feeding the Multitude

Imagine this: you’re at the Olive Garden with your family and friends, surrounded by other tables also full of family and friends, enjoying the restaurant’s Italian dinner specialties. But what if no one orders the Chicken Marsala that night? It used to be that restaurants threw away unused food every night, much of it perfectly […]

A Touching Tribute from a Good Man to "A Good Man"

Sargent Shriver joked in a speech once that despite all his professional accomplishments, he is probably best known for being Maria Shriver’s father.  In a world obsessed with pop culture, there may be some truth to that, but to me he is known for being behind some of the most defining social welfare and civic […]

Helping Young Fathers "Man Up"

As families are busy planning annual Father’s Day barbecues and selecting yet another tie or tool for Dad, there is one group of fathers for whom this holiday is anything but a picnic–teenage boys who are now fathers of an infant or young child. A new report by Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies […]