Jennifer Ludden http://www.kunc.org en To Break Cycle Of Child Poverty, Teaching Mom And Dad To Get Along http://www.kunc.org/post/break-cycle-child-poverty-teaching-mom-and-dad-get-along After a half-century of the War on Poverty, an anti-poverty agency in Ohio has concluded that decades of assistance alone just hasn't changed lives. Instead, it says, the ongoing breakdown of the family is to blame.<p>"You're seeing the same people come year after year, and in some cases generation to generation. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:06:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 58710 at http://www.kunc.org To Break Cycle Of Child Poverty, Teaching Mom And Dad To Get Along U.S. Plan To House Immigrant Kids In Tiny Va. Town Rattles Residents http://www.kunc.org/post/plan-house-immigrant-teens-prompts-backlash-virginia-town The influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children to the U.S. has sparked a controversy in an unlikely place far from the U.S.-Mexico border: a tiny town in southern Virginia.<p>The federal government had struck a deal to house some of the migrants in an empty college in Lawrenceville, in the heart of Virginia's tobacco belt. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:01:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 57960 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Plan To House Immigrant Kids In Tiny Va. Town Rattles Residents Stay-At-Home Dads On The Rise, And Many Of Them Are Poor http://www.kunc.org/post/stay-home-dads-rise-and-many-them-are-poor The number of dads staying at home with their children has nearly doubled in the past two decades, and the diversity among them defies the stereotype of the highly educated young father who stays home to let his wife focus on her career.<p><a href="http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2014/06/05/growing-number-of-dads-home-with-the-kids/" target="_blank">A new study</a> from the Pew Research Center finds that almost 2 million fathers are at home, up from 1.1 million in 1989. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:27:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 57436 at http://www.kunc.org Stay-At-Home Dads On The Rise, And Many Of Them Are Poor Think Work Is Stressful? For Many, It's More Relaxing Than Home http://www.kunc.org/post/think-work-stressful-many-its-more-relaxing-home Many Americans say their jobs are stressful — we complain of too much to do in too little time, demanding bosses or difficult colleagues. But researcher Sarah Damaske wanted to know, objectively, is being at work any harder than being at home?<p>So Damaske, a professor of labor and employment at Pennsylvania State University, had 122 people swab their saliva six times a day for three days to test cortisol levels, a biological marker of stress. Thu, 22 May 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 56866 at http://www.kunc.org Think Work Is Stressful? For Many, It's More Relaxing Than Home If You Want Flextime But Are Afraid To Ask, Consider Moving http://www.kunc.org/post/if-you-want-flextime-are-afraid-ask-head-vermont More companies than ever before say that they're offering flexible hours or telecommuting to their workers. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:15:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 55962 at http://www.kunc.org