Category Archives: childhood

Family Separation: Who You Gonna Call

Monday, June 18th 2018 Working my way through this list; wanted to share it asap. The trauma a child incurs from parental separation lasts a lifetime. Here are numbers to call in addition to your senators and representatives to tell … Continue reading

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Trump and the Baby Snatchers

June 18th 2018 “I don’t have a long treatise to issue here, no meandering argument. I am simply outraged beyond my ability to articulate it.” ~Charles M. Blow STILL the Trumpsters rally behind him. Denying this is even happening. Which is … Continue reading

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Family Separation at the Border: It’s Everything

June 2018   And this article is succint and informative:   Seizing Children From Parents at the Border Is Immoral. Here’s What We Can Do About It.   Never in my life did I imagine bearing witness to  anything like … Continue reading

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At Rise: Don’t Make Me Answer That

Thursday, June 14th 2018 AT RISE:  Mom is holding sleeping daughter close in bed.  Boy climbs in other side.  Mom turns over, snuggles in and wraps all around in and over. Mom:  You got gotted. Boy:  Ha.  I don’t really … Continue reading

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Border Separation: Harvesting Babies Fresh Off the Tap

Thursday, June 14th 2018   Federal officials took her daughter,  while she was breastfeeding the baby. They handcuffed her for resisting. Another day another dollar for privatized prisons. Another victory for xenophobes. Another head for the ledger. I listened to … Continue reading

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Disparity

Wednesday, June 13th 2018 I started my day as I always do snuggling and giggling in a cozy bed with my children. Later I stopped by city hall to reserve a moving truck parking permit in front of our house … Continue reading

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Parenting: Getting Unstuck

June 13th 2018 Today I said this to my daughter: Me:  Sweetheart I want to talk with you about something.  You know how sometimes when you don’t like something or you get stressed, you… I don’t know a better way … Continue reading

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