Maureen Pao appears in the following:
Thursday, November 19, 2015
When the U.S. child support collection system was set up in 1975 under President Gerald Ford — a child of divorce whose father failed to pay court-ordered child support — the country, and the typical family, looked very different from today.
And as the nation's social, economic and demographic landscape ...
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Good news for "mean" moms and dads out there: Nearly 8 out of 10 kids say they think discipline helps them behave better, a survey by children's magazine Highlights has found. And 60 percent give participation trophies — derided by some as a reward for just showing up — ...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
When Pope Francis meets with American bishops at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, seminarian Stefan Megyery will participate in the midday prayer service.
He can hardly contain his excitement.
"How often do you get the chance to meet the pope?" Megyery says.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The images continue to haunt: storm surge from Hurricane Katrina pouring through gaps in failed flood walls, rapidly rising waters, desperate New Orleanians trapped on rooftops.
During one of U.S. history's costliest and deadliest hurricanes and its aftermath, a colorful cast of characters was catapulted onto the national stage. Some ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif. — the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C.
Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
My name is Maureen, and I am an Ikea-holic. Sure, I laughed knowingly at The Narrator's "slave to Ikea" speech as much as the next Fight Club fan. But the awful truth is, I've got a Beddinge in my bedroom.
And I'm not embarrassed to say so.
But for ...