Kiley Crossland

Kiley reports on marriage, family, and sexuality for WORLD Digital. Follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyCrossland.

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Single Americans are rapidly multiplying

Culture
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/18/14, 12:55 pm

Singles now make up the majority of the adult U.S. population, according to research reported by Bloomberg. 

Roughly 125 million Americans, or 50.2 percent ages 16 years or older, are single, up from 37.4 percent in 1976, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

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Maine backs down in fight to end baby's life

Family
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/11/14, 10:55 am

Last week, Maine’s Republican Gov. Paul LePage declared support for a mother in a battle with child welfare officials over a do-not-resuscitate order they imposed on her infant daughter. 

“The existing law violates the sanctity of parental rights, and I cannot support it,” said LePage, in a statement released to FoxNews. 

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Protect your kids from cyberbullying with regular family dinners

Family
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/04/14, 11:43 am

A study released last week reaffirms the importance of family dinners in the lives of children. Past research has shown that children who regularly eat dinner with their families are healthier, more successful in school, and less likely to abuse substances. The latest study adds another benefit to the list: Family dinners help kids rebound from cyberbullying.

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