Parenting http://wunc.org en Donating A Family http://wunc.org/post/donating-family <div style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p></p><div style="margin: 0px;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Tahoma,sans-serif">When filmmaker Rick Dillwood agreed to donate sperm to his neighbors, he hardly knew them. Mel and Carey Downey-Piper had been seeking a known donor but not a good friend. However, after many months of celebration and hardship, the three became very close. Dillwood recorded their journey in a documentary called "<a href="http://betweenfriendsandfamilymovie.com/">Between Friends &amp; Family</a>".<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ua4A-WFBaJ8" width="560"></iframe></font></span></div><div style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:48:48 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 39150 at http://wunc.org Donating A Family Author Explores The Depths Of Mother-Son Relationships Through Fiction http://wunc.org/post/author-explores-depths-mother-son-relationships-through-fiction <p><font style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px"><span style="font-size: 11pt">&nbsp;</span></font></p><p><font style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px"><span style="font-size: 11pt">Buckley explores this relationship and the lengths a mother will go to in order to protect her son in her newest novel,&nbsp;</span></font><a href="http://www.carlabuckley.com/"><font style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px"><span style="font-size: 11pt"><i>The Deepest Secret</i></span></font></a><font style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px"><span style="font-size: 11pt">&nbsp;(Random House; 2014).&nbsp;</span></font><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 11pt">Host Frank </span>Stasio<span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 11pt"> talks with Buckley about the mother-son relationship and her writing.</span> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:24:33 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 30870 at http://wunc.org Author Explores The Depths Of Mother-Son Relationships Through Fiction Kids These Days http://wunc.org/post/kids-these-days <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>When North Carolina author <a href="http://www.drewperry.net/">Drew Perry </a>and his wife were having conversations about having children, he was utterly terrified.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:02:54 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29259 at http://wunc.org Kids These Days 'Tag-Team' Parents Better Than 9 To 5 Parents http://wunc.org/post/tag-team-parents-better-9-5-parents <p></p><p>“Tag-Team” parenting with non-traditional work schedules can be best for raising teenagers, according to new research out of North Carolina State University.</p><p>Joshua Hendrix is a doctoral student in Sociology at NC State and lead author of the article <a href="http://jfi.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/11/19/0192513X13510299.abstract">"Parental Nonstandard Work, Family Processes and Delinquency During Adolescence,"</a> published online in the Journal of Family Issues.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:17:57 +0000 Leoneda Inge 28167 at http://wunc.org 'Tag-Team' Parents Better Than 9 To 5 Parents