“How could these parents bring their kids to live on the street ?” vs “Why did you stay when he hit you?” As I have been saying for years, many of my clients have become homeless because they needed to escape an abusive relationship. They left. They escaped. They took their kids with them. During […]Read More Gaslighting and Why We Don’t Leave Abusers
Your options: Stay Home Stay with family Stay in a motel Rent an apartment Move to a shelter Become homeless The Rules: Whatever choice you make, your kids come with you. You have enough money for 2 weeks in a motel, one month in an apartment, 2 months with family, forever homeless or forever in […]Read More Imagine – what do you do?
Training for my new job started last Monday and i have been waking up at 4:30 am each day to get ready, prepare and drop off Darla and then drive for an hour to Norwalk where my training is. I understand how hard it is to train and smile at the same faces 8 hours […]Read More I am unable to sleep – I am haunted by the words of my trainer.
When a woman is paid significantly less than a man is, and the man in her family is not in the home but she has children to feed : a boyfriend is as much an economical tool as he is an emotional partner. If men are paid more, then a man is needed to pay […]Read More Blame the mother? Must we ?
Inviting @Liz_Cheney, @senFeinstein, @RuchLimbaugh, @BarackObama to try the Water Boarding we are all talking about. I will do it with you.Read More In Search of Understanding
Five Powerful Ways Abusive Narcissists Get Inside Your Head. Read this. It may not be YOUR relationship but if it looks familiar, tell somepne. We all know someone in an abusive relationship and it isn’t always physical.Read More Five Powerful Ways Abusive Narcissists Get Inside Your Head
Assume this is the first phone call of my day… She is homeless … sheltered with her abusive husband .. about to lose shelter … and just found out she is 20 weeks pregnant … has no supportive friends or family or anyone in her corner so she calls a government worker for advice. So. […]Read More Let’s Pretend
Bad Parenting = I will have to report you and that in uncomfortable for everyone.Read More 7 Steps to Prevent Child Abuse Reporting – Because I HATE It.
#fb @sonyakeith @mendpoverty @unitedwaylaRead More Dignity for the Poor
Did I pull a Joe Paterno so now DCFS want to take my baby?Read More Questionable Parenting Moments and DCFS