Parenting from Street Level

Your (Wo)Man in Washington has been laid low for a short time, but will return fit as fiddle shortly.  In the meantime, here’s a great piece from Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak about a parent who manages with less than ideal circumstances - a homeless father with his infant daughter.  Parenting is hard, no matter who is doing it or where.  Could you imagine doing it like this? 

‘Til next time,

Your (Wo)Man in Washington

 

About Valerie Young

Valerie Young is a public policy analyst who focuses on the economic status of mothers and other family caregivers. She promotes social justice by arming mothers with information and a healthy dose of outrage. She is the Advocacy Coordinator at the National Association of Mothers' Centers, and is a reporter for The Shriver Report and contributor to Brain/Child Magazine. Follow her blog, Your (Wo)Man in Washington, on Twitter @WomanInDC and on Facebook as Valerie Young and Your (Wo)Man in Washington.