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I cannot remain politely out of the conversation.

I don’t know how long I have put off writing this post. Maybe I was waiting for some elegant prose that would somehow not incite a riot. 834 more words

Thinking Out Loud

Paedophilia and the slippery slope of psychologizing sin

In 2014,  the New York Times, a well-respected progressive US newspaper published an opinion piece called Pedophilia: A Disorder, not a Crime. The article, by Rutger University law professor Margo Kaplan strangely begins with a call for the reader to remember back to their first childhood crush. 2,222 more words


What Lice Taught Me


Writing about last week’s “adventure” makes my head want to crawl…

Last Wednesday, I had two kids complaining of itchy heads.  Immediately, the mom alarms… 649 more words

94 Child deaths - "diversity" isn't working

Eight years – 94 child abuse deaths.  These were the numbers reported this week at the inquest into the violent death of three year old Moko in 2015. 240 more words

Ewen McQueen

The real election "hole" - family values

During the election campaign much was made of the apparent “hole” in one party’s fiscal plan. However the real hole was elsewhere – the total lack of attention given to the values that build strong families. 210 more words

Ewen McQueen

Signs of Abuse for Mandated Reporters

Mandated reporters interact with children at places like daycare, school, doctor offices, and activity centers and act as a pivotal player in protecting children from abuse. 392 more words

Child Abuse