“I didn’t become this way in one night” : How Alienation is a process not a single event with intergenerational effects

The following except came from this article- it’s a perspective that isn’t talked about enough. My comments will be in bold and italicised. The conditions associated with parental alienation are such that being the child who is used as a aspawn in a dispute creates a toxic environment that the child feels forced to align […]

Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties that Bind

This article is written by Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D. September 18, 2018 Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D. is a research psychologist and Parental Alienation Syndrome expert. This article has been edited and excerpted from Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties that Bind (W.W. Norton & Company, 2007). Dr. Baker is also the author of Surviving Parental Alienation: […]

Big news!! Trump signs executive order strengthening the CHILD welfare system

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Trump acted to strengthen America’s child welfare system by signing a historic Executive Order (EO) aimed at improving outcomes for children and families. This EO focuses on three key areas of action: improving partnerships, improving resources, and improving oversight. “President Trump’s executive order demonstrates how his administration has prioritized placing […]

Ferris wheels

This is for my Daddy, who left me ten years ago today. RIP Daddy, I love you and need you more now than ever. You were a saint. ‘I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.’ EB White “I am homesick!”, I said.. to the Big Guy above. “Take me back […]

Coronavirus and the U. S., Vaccinations and Foster Care

China is the epicenter, The second largest economy has essentially been shut down due to the Covid-19 virus. it’s not the first time. In 2003 they were hit with another Sars outbreak. What’s different today? Thanks to outsourcing, many U. S. companies who set up shop in China have now been shuttered due to the […]

Appellate record shows Dallas County family law judge has long history of reversals

Thank you David Yates for this piece, click here to view original article. DALLAS – For nearly a decade, Judge Andrea Plumlee has presided over the 330th Judicial District Court in Dallas County. And in that time, the family court judge has racked up quite a few reversals at the appellate level, with justices frequently […]