Weather forecasting

Mark Twain may or may not have said “If you don’t like the weather in New England now, just wait a few minutes.” Regardless of the source, people say it all the time about all different places, and it has been especially true in Ohio the last few weeks. 365 more words

Play ball

I didn’t take off my Red Sox hat at Zack’s latest ball game when they played the US National Anthem on a boombox (which is a new thing in this particular tournament), and I heard someone say, intentionally loudly, “Maybe she’s Canadian.” I wish. 692 more words

Current Indian alimony, maintenance and family courts explained

“When someone tries to lay a guilt trip on you for being successful, remember that your guilt is some politician’s license to take what you worked for and give it to someone else who is more likely to vote for the politician who plays Santa Claus with your money.”



One year later...

We arrive at the one-year anniversary of the weekend the nightmare began of Zack refusing to be with his dad Sam (and Sam’s parents and me). 492 more words

The Beginning

I was 4 months pregnant and miserable already. I was blowing up like a balloon and a pregnancy in Florida is miserable due to the heat and humidity. 972 more words

Broken Justice System

General Question: Family Court support in Scotland

I asked the Scottish Government, in light of the ongoing review of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995, what consideration it is giving to putting a professional system, such as the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service in England, in place for family courts in Scotland.

Ash Denham Msp

Diagnoses are Risky for Mothers Apart

As you can imagine, mothers who have become separated from their children through family courts processes are usually profoundly distressed. Often survivors of trauma, abuse and violence, they sometimes just exist rather than have any quality of life. 969 more words

Domestic Violence