Nurturing is powerful and drastically undervalued. Nurturing heals, promotes empathy, and counters violence.
The ways in which families meet their income-earning and caregiving responsibilities should not determine their eligibility for support and services.
Children have essential needs for nurturing care and time with their parents.
Researchers have come up with creative, scientific studies that measure some of the effects of parenting behaviors.
In April 1984, the founders of Mothers at Home testified at a Congressional Hearing about what they were hearing from mothers: the call for family policies that offered true choices – not just more child care, but also more economic and social support for mothers who wanted to care for their children themselves.
A look back over three decades.... with volunteer energy, expertise and dedication, Family and Home Network has accomplished much over the years. Part #1 of a series about our history.