This Story Upsets me to my Core – Blogger & Eldest Child Killed by Estranged Husband #support #endviolence

As with any law or rule in this world, Justice isn’t always served as fully as it should. The one area that falls into this “gets addressed when too late” is domestic violence. Domestic Violence can be both or either Physical and Emotional. The sad news is that the court systems and authorities have their hands tied when it comes to domestic violence for both physical and especially emotional abuse. The sad reality is that many die each year at the hands of a supposed loved one, estranged ex whether it be estranged husband or wife …. it happens often. […]

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Someday I’ll Be Living in a Big Ole City

Taylor Swift has done it again and come up with the perfect song that I, a mother of a young daughter, can share in hopes to help boost her spirits with mean girls in school. I don’t mean mean girls as in totally abusive, need to be punished “mean girls” but rather those who just are mean and choose to make another person feel rotten. I get the whole bully campaign and keeping our children safe, yes, if they are being physically and emotionally abused in school the issues need to be addressed in the most appropriate manner. Even emotional […]

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Sprout Kindness Counts

I want my children to have empathy and compassion towards others, I want them to know what kindness does not only for others but for their own happiness. I am a Mom who has shown my children that making others smile is so worth more than any amount of money in the world. Today I am excited to share with you a new multiplatform pro-social initiative that the 24 hour Sprout channel is offering for children of a preschool age to encourage the development of empathy.  Sprout Kindness Counts is a great way to start young with discouraging bullying. I […]

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Road Rage: Are We all Really this Angry?

I am addicted to watching the local news as well as HLN on a week night basis, as far as television goes those are the most important things for me to watch. I am not big on keeping up with celebrities, I want to keep up with real life people. Lately one of the stories that keeps coming up is road rage, and I do not mean your racing and normal old school flip a person the finger road rage, I am talking extreme rage, violence behind the wheels that is causing pain to not only adults but to children […]

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Could Your Child be a Bully? #cyberbullying

As a parent we wish to think our child could do no wrong, but reality is our child could be just as guilty of being a bully as they have the potential of being a victim in a bullying situation. There is so much talk about bullying nowadays and when I grew up I was simply told “those girls are just jealous of you” and forced to shrug off all of the mean words I heard. As a mother, when my daughter comes home telling me someone picked on her I inform her to let a teacher know or tell […]

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