Category Archives: Our Family Albulm

True Story Surviving Abuse & Homelessness

I was recently invited to give a speech for a supportive program that helps homeless families with housing and resources. This is my true story of surviving domestic violence, what it is like to be homeless and enter the shelter … Continue reading

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Child’s Drawing: “Daddy in Jail, He Hit Me..” (Family Court Awards Custody to Abuser)

(Hennepin County, Minnesota: 2006-2018) Mother discovers child’s drawings in a lost notebook, a voice silenced by family court speaks out about abuse… “Daddy red touch – jail with lock. He hit me.” Child then slaps himself in the head, hard, to … Continue reading

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Child’s Letter to Mom: “You are the best Mom, no one would disagree…” (Love remains strong despite unjust Family Court order)

Another Mother’s Day without my children… who were forcibly taken from me by an unjust family court order issued in the Hennepin County Family Justice Center. I grieve the loss of my children every day. In the midst of my pain … Continue reading

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“His Rage Was Like an Oncoming Train…” Abuse Survivor Recalls Frightening Incident

A frightening memory .. sharing to raise awareness about domestic violence… _________________ “I thought I saw the devil, this morning…I never meant to start a fire, I never meant to make you bleed, I’ll be a better man today..” Jaymes Young, “I’ll … Continue reading

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Parenting a Child Who Has Been Traumatized by Abuse, Family Court

“I love my Mom very much…She has a heart so big every body in my family in her heart..” ~ Letter from my daughter.  Raising my voice, to share how failures in Hennepin County, Minnesota’s family court system and Guardian ad … Continue reading

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Something I Have Learned: There is Strength in Hope

After dealing with some challenges, I am happy to report that this summer has been amazing. While this blog was created to raise awareness about family court injustice, and to offer my case as an example of how failures in the … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse and Alienation: Throwing a Punch That Can Be Felt Miles Away

Grieving the loss of my children, and what could have been…  The alarm on my phone beeps, indicating there is 30 minutes before the event begins. I push the silence button. There is too much silence – there is dust … Continue reading

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Enough of No Love, Enough of No Justice (Keyshia Cole Video, Commentary)

Recent comments from Bill Windsor, about the family courts falsely labeling women who raise abuse allegations in family court, prompted me to think of the video “Enough of No Love” by Keyshia Cole.  “Cuz I can’t stay here, if there … Continue reading

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Family Court Ruling Continues to Traumatize Children

Is this truly in the “best interest” of the children? The judges in the corrupt Hennepin County family court, along with Guardian ad Litem Jamie Manning, have created a custody and parenting schedule that promotes parental alienation, and has continued … Continue reading

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The Question (and the Song) “For the Love of a Daughter” – Parenting After Divorce / Separation

My daughter will be having her birthday soon…birthdays are hard because I don’t know if I will see her, and I mourn all of the things I have missed in the last year of her life. Another year I have … Continue reading

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