At what cost? For Baltimore’s poorest families, the child support system exacts a heavy price — and it’s hurting whole communities

By Yvonne Wenger. Baltimore Sun. March 5, 2020 Maryland’s child support system, intended to sustain children, is actually hurting some of the state’s neediest families — especially in Baltimore, an investigation by The Baltimore Sun has found. Under the dysfunctional system, parents in struggling city neighborhoods owe tens of millions of dollars in back child … Continue reading At what cost? For Baltimore’s poorest families, the child support system exacts a heavy price — and it’s hurting whole communities

The Wait: Longing for a child and faced with infertility, couple looks to foster care

By YVONNE WENGER THE BALTIMORE SUN  DEC 12, 2018 | 9:15 AM Without a hint of alarm, the doctor told me to go ahead and sit up on the exam table. The procedure was finished. I stared at the white-and-gray image on the X-ray monitor. The physician tried to gently explain what was wrong with me. Walking back … Continue reading The Wait: Longing for a child and faced with infertility, couple looks to foster care