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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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Response: “The Business of Divorce is Broken. It No Longer Works for Anyone…”

The evidence that the family court system is failing is overwhelming… an attorney shares her thoughts on common concerns, and encourages family law professionals to be part of the solution. As a parent involved in family court, I offer my … Continue reading

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Reader Question: How Do You Cope with Loss of Alienated Child with Family, Siblings?

The FCI blog received a reader question regarding coping with the loss of an alienated child, and addressing the issue with a sibling child and other family members. Readers please leave your thoughts, tips and advice to support this parent, … Continue reading

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Lydia Fairchild: Rare Medical Condition Almost Caused Her to Lose Kids, Be Charged with Crime

I am publishing the story of Lydia Fairchild, and including a link to her story as featured on “Chimera: Twin Inside Me (Medical Documentary) – Real Stories” because it offers a compelling example of a common problem many parents face … 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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MEETING REMINDER: MN Office of the Legislative Auditor: GAL Roundtable Discussion

Originally posted on A Call to Action ~ Together We Are Stronger (C2A):
Public Domain Image http://www.pd4pic.com An update from the MN Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA)  about the 2017 audit of the Guardian ad Litem program: OLA Minnesota Roundtable…

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‘The Ultimate Betrayal and Breech of Trust’ – Laura Coward Murders Daughter Amid Custody Dispute

(Alberta, Canada: March 2017) Amber Lucius, age 9, was beautiful and and outgoing. Her father, Duane Lucius, remembers the happy ring of her laughter and the warmth of her hugs. Duane says Amber had a wonderful future ahead of her. Amber will never get … Continue reading

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Father Reunited With Son After 54 Years of Searching

(Omaha, Nebraska: 4/20/2017 ) – In 1963, Bruce Brooks, a father of two boys became estranged from his sons, and lost all contact after ending a relationship with their mother.  Few details were provided about what happened but apparently the mother relocated … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned from Ciara’s Defamation Lawsuit Against Future: Avoid Bad Mouthing Your Ex

“This world can put a hole in your soul sometimes, Put you at the end of your road,  Sometimes you just break down, When this world tries to end you, I defend you.. I’ll be there to stop the bleeding, I’ll be … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To My Ex-Wife: “We’ve proven that there can be happiness and new opportunities after divorce…”

Chad posted this inspirational letter on opnlttr.com to his ex-wife to thank her, and talk about how they have been able to move on with their lives in a positive way after the divorce, and maintain mutual respect while co-parenting. Chad also … Continue reading

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