The truth is, when the ugly stuff hits… when your kid is sneaking out at night putting on a fake mask at church using drugs drinking at school having sex getting arrested lying self-mutilating You may get blamed. You may be criticized, sometimes from the people you would LEAST expect it. In our case, our […]
My Mom loved to sing. She sang to me when I was little, sitting on her lap in the rocking chair. She hummed constantly as she worked, sometimes a tuneless melody of her own, and at times just some song from the radio that got stuck in her head. But the singing. Always the singing. […]
I worked on-call in a 175-bed long term care facility for nearly 8 years. When I first got my CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) I did so because I did NOT want to be a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant). The very last thing I wanted to do, at the age of 21, was to take care […]
Our kids do not deserve to be misled. Abstinence-only and biology-based sex ed is sadly ineffective and lacking important information that teenagers need. Issues like consent, gender identity, boundaries, and healthy sexual choices need to be taught by those who have been trained to do so, or at the very least are willing to educate themselves in order to teach our teens.