Those friendly, fuzzy Muppets from “Sesame Street” have helped kids open up about all sorts of serious subjects, from hunger and divorce to military deployment.
But they’re now tackling a much more unexpected issue: incarceration.
Meet Alex, the first Muppet to have a dad in jail. One in 28 children in the United States now has a parent behind bars -- more than the number of kids with a parent who is deployed -- so it’s a real issue, but it’s talked about far less because of the stigma.
READ MORE ---> Today
According to a new survey, women start turning into their mother at age 31. Half of women said that in their early 30s, they started noticing they watched the same shows as their mother, used the same sayings, and liked the same type of men. And the main cause was...the birth of their first child.
Read more ---> Telegraph
On Saturday night, an 18-year-old girl in Washington was banned from her prom . . . and she says it's because her breasts are too big. She was wearing a strapless dress that showed some cleavage, and the school told her she couldn't come in. They finally let her in with a shawl covering everything up, but she left, saying it wasn't the same. Now she's asking for an apology. [ABC 2 - Portland]