The maiden went to visit her birth mother for a week. This was the longest visit. Up until now most visits have been a weekend, but she said she wanted to go for a week, so that is what she did. I didn’t realize I would still feel so emotional about it. The night before … Continue reading A Tale of Two Moms
Day 43 was about the cost of FASD in the general population. Today - Day 44 is about the cost of FASD in the child welfare system in Canada. Given what we learned in Day 42 of 99 Days to FASDay: Int’l Prevalence of FASD that prevalence rates are significantly higher, once again the numbers … Continue reading Day 44 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD Cost in Child Welfare (Canada)
Blogging 101 Assignment: Make a Prompt Personal: 2 + 2 = 4 For inspiration, I searched other posts, Tumblr (avoided Pinterest or I would have been there all day) and then went to Facebook. Saw the above graphic. I had my post. The statistic cited is American - it is likely similar in other countries, … Continue reading 2+2=4 : 2+3=5?
October is Child Abuse Prevention Month when the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and CASs’ call on all Ontarians to help protect children from fear, harm and violence and support families in crisis. Throughout October, we will raise awareness of the signs of child abuse and neglect and the vital role that members … Continue reading October is Child Abuse Prevention Month