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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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“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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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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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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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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A Cry for Justice: Siblings Separated, Unjust Family Court Ruling

Even a baby knows injustice… the heart breaking separation of my children due to an unjust family court ruling.  A shrill, desperate scream tore through the night – causing owls to take flight from their perch, watchful eyes swept across … Continue reading

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THE ONCE A MONTH MOTHER : Grief, Loss, Motherhood & Injustice

 Grief is a voice forced into silence that is crying to be heard by those you cannot reach…  I want you to understand what it is like to be a mother grieving for her children who are alive, and live … Continue reading

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Lighting Candles for My Boy: Mom Celebrates Birthday Alone

___________________ It’s cruel when the Judge creates an order for parenting time that only gives the Mother—once the primary caregiver of the children—one visit a month, and does not even provide a schedule for holidays, birthdays or school release days. … Continue reading

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Christmas without my Kids – 2010

 Since “Family” Court has awarded full custody to the abusive ex, my place in my children’s lives has begun to fade…I am more of their pen-pal than their mother. My only physical contact with my children is the one supervised visit … Continue reading

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Pink Flower- A Gift to Mommy

My daughter sent me this picture in an e-mail, it is called “Pink Flower”. Sometimes I think maybe my kids will forget about me, because I can’t see them…and then they do something that totally touches my heart, like this… … Continue reading

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