With a little preparation and thought we can create a happy, healthy, wonderful holiday season for ourselves and our littles.
Great piece by Tara Sullivan of the New Jersey record that quotes Barry Goldstein’s recent article laying out what Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson should do.
“Adrian Peterson’s son will recover from his physical injuries, but far more critical will be the long-term harm from the fear and stress caused by the father’s beating,”
Fit, loving, capable parents like Tameka Raymond are losing custody of their children every day in family courts for the same reason that Tameka lost custody; their cases are tainted by money, power and influence.
Three years ago today, a grand jury presentment revealed the unknown horrors of a prominent figure in the Penn State community. The charges stemmed from the stories of eight individuals, with many more following in their footsteps.
As time distances itself from the unveiling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, their stories haven’t changed. Today, we remember them and others subjected to all forms of institutional abuse.
We seem to make protecting children far more complicated than it needs to be. Most of it is just common sense, and really there is not a list of rules we can apply to every situation.
The mother of a 15-month-old boy who died while on a visit to his father in 2012 will be paid a $550,000 wrongful death settlement from the psychologist who testified that it was safe to leave the boy with his father, Joaquin Rams. How does this effect other cases? Barry Goldstein comments.
We need a sea change in how women are portrayed by the media…A strong message that domestic violence is not acceptable needs to be conveyed backed up by punishments for the perpetrators. “ ~ Domestic violence survivorIntimate Partner Violence, Stigma, & The Media: Series Introduction
The NFL, despite being the most profitable entity in American sports, is a nonprofit organization with an obligation to stand up for the common good.
Today we honor people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and we thank them for their service to our country. Whether a veteran suffers from PTSD or a physical injury or any other host of consequences that come from serving, it is important to treat our veterans (and anyone suffering from PTSD, or recovering from abuse, or really all humans) with dignity and compassion.
The biggest reason an adult is unlikely to believe a child who discloses to them has nothing to do with the child, but the abuser
People with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (or other Cluster B personality
disorders such as Antisocial and Borderline) emotionally abuse those in their daily family lives.