Anna’s happily ever after

Eight-year-old Anna* hasn’t lived the carefree, happy life children should. She was sexually abused by her father and uncle for over four years. Her mother denies what happened and now refuses to see her. Anna hasn’t seen her parents...
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Riding Off into the Parenting Sunset

As I write this, my little girl is deciding what she’s going to wear her first day of high school. My Baby Girl. In High School. I’ve written a column or two before about how fast the parenting years fly by. There was the “I can’t believe...
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Weaving the Safety Net

It’s just depressing, to be honest. Every hour or so, another email comes. Sometimes, it’s every 45 minutes. A child has been removed from their home. He isn’t safe there. She’s been neglected. Sometimes it’s several children, and their...
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