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To Live In The Woods

I wrote the following in 2009.

I want my writing to be read. I want to subsist on the money my small, supportive publisher sends me. 722 more words


It's a slippery slope...

I smoked cigarettes for almost 15 years. I have always made a point to be up front and honest with the kids I work with that about. 1,060 more words

Foster Care

Sent to a Group Home

When I was 12, until the time I turned 15, I was in and out of group homes. I was a rebellious adolescent. My mom called our local CPS and claimed that I was “out of control” and that she “couldn’t handle me anymore”. 1,196 more words

Mental Health

Are Children in Foster Care Overmedicated? 

An article in the Los Angeles Times this week addressed what some suggest is the over medication of children in the Los Angeles County foster care system. 486 more words

Los Angeles

What's a group home?


What exactly is a group home?

A group home is provider-owned housing that is specially structured for people with Developmental Disabilities.  They are staffed full-time to help people with Developmental Disabilities do day-to-day tasks they may not be able to do for themselves.   239 more words

The Real Deal (A very long guest post by Debbie Downer)

Due to recent set backs the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off.

I haven’t posted much in the last year.

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