{Child Abuse Awareness Month} What WE Can do to Help our Youth #endchildabuse

Another Monday is here and today I decided to report in via YouTube, rather than by blog post. This video discusses what child abuse perpetrators look like, bet you can’t guess what they look like? Also the video goes on to discuss ways for us to help the youth who are in our lives, that can be your own children or other children in the community. Be that person for our youth, because every child enjoys a chance to thrive in life and enjoy life to the fullest! Be that one person a child can turn to and be that […]

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The Parental Community Needs to Realize Verbal Abuse HURTS

Children are and have always been important to me, think about it; children are our future. Why would we not rank them of high importance? Children are loving, honest and kind, born into this world with such a curiosity about the world around them and the ability to have no filter on their mouths.  I admit, the truthful nature of children can certainly take you back, make your jaw drop and sometimes make you giggle, with that being said, children are a true blessing. They come in all shapes and sizes with brain power in that little baby head beyond […]

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Is Verbal and Emotional Abuse Harder to Prove?

Scenario 1: A kid arrives at school with bruises all over his body and yet has no real logical explanation for these bruises and this kid has been arriving to school with more bruises lately. Scenario 2: A kid arrives at school and seems to be getting grumpier on some days and even lashing out this school year, yet this is a kid who always had been a well behaved, caring kid in school. Which scenario do you think brings more red flags to the faculty at school? I bet scenario 1 gains more attention than scenario 2, the reason? […]

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Over Protective or not Protective Enough

I have seen over protective parents before, they worry about everything and their poor child seems to not be able to do anything children should be allowed to do. There is that over protective, middle protective, realistic protective and not protective enough category for parents. At least that is my opinion, I fall into the realistic protective parent I believe, at times over protective at least of my sons. I feel confident in my oldest, first born child, for some reason more so than my two younger sons. For me, I try to be realistic protective because I want my […]

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Being Silly Makes Kids Happy

As most of you know, well those who have been a long time reader, my son AJ is quite the handful. No matter what you want this child to do he will do the opposite and even if you ask him to do something he “wants” to do  his first response is always NO .. almost guaranteed. Well the other day I was having some fun with AJ and this is what he came up with …. Enjoy our silly Mother/Son moment … Make it a Happy Day!

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