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A kind of bereavement... a true story about "emotional dependency" - PART 4.

Part 4  The Grieving

From the moment I was born I was placed in the “care” of the local authorities. First, in a nursery, then I was fostered for a while, then put back in the nursery… and then, at the tender age of three – … 1,216 more words


A Dangerous Business

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”    ~ J.R.R. 535 more words

Petition - Ask leaders: "What will you do for children in care?"

From Tim Wallis:

This General Election should be the first in which the nation publicly asks its politicians how they will live up to their responsibility to be good parents for our most vulnerable children. 35 more words


The Day You Threw A Brick At School

Yesterday I collected you from school and knew immediately by the look on your face that something was wrong.  Seriously wrong.  I know you so well, it sometimes scares me.   1,288 more words

Children In Care

Children behind the gates – writing about historical abuse

We know what children need – love, protection, guidance, understanding – and we know what a travesty it is when they are deprived of those basic needs. 1,079 more words

About Switzerland

Fall in the number of children in care

The number of children in care in Hammersmith and Fulham (“Looked After Children”) has today fallen to 186.

That is still far to high. Many – I suspect most – of those children could and should be placed in permanent loving homes. 359 more words

Children In Care

14-year-old Alberta girl receiving services from the province dies

EDMONTON — A 14-year-old girl who was receiving intervention services from the province has died.

According to Alberta Human Services, the girl died on Dec. 19. 238 more words