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What Lice Taught Me

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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 Р94 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

The consent game

My husband, daughter, and I recently spent some time visiting family, many of whom my daughter did not remember from our last family vacation. They, of course, remembered her, and wanted to show their love and affection warmly and demonstratively. 894 more words

Parenting

What's-his-name

What’s-his-name

You’re asking me
to do the impossible,
I pleaded with him
as he turned the key
in the lock of the heavy
door. And then I was alone. 253 more words

Poetry