Tag: education

  • To My Mother: Betrayal I Learned Best From You

    What Is Betrayal Trauma? many thanks to the original source article: verywellmind.com – 3 days ago What Is Betrayal Trauma? You may feel betrayed when someone hurts you or breaks your trust. However, the betrayal can be traumatic if it’s someone close to you, or someone you depend on to care for you. “This type of […]

  • Why You Should Teach Your Kids How To Write In Cursive

    Source: country1037fm.com – 2 days ago Was taking cursive writing our of schools in the 21st Century a good thing? The explanations they are using is confusing of why. When you Google it, it’s because of stylistic choices and technological advancements. Cursive has traditionally been used as a way of signing our name of important documents. […]

  • The Truth About Aging Out of Foster Care

    Source: view original content here Some children don’t have loving homes that they can call their own. For whatever reason, the parents of these children are not able to provide for them and neither is their extended family. When this occurs, the child will be placed into the foster care system. More than 250,000 children […]

  • New Truancy Laws in Texas and Why It Matters

    I am posting this article for parents to read and understand because the laws are very important when it comes to being thrown in a situation where you might find yourself deciding to home school your child.  What does home schooling have to do with truancy? Well, in my case, I decided to home school […]

  • Parental Alienation Do’s and Don’ts

    What you do and don’t do when as a loving parent you are confronted with a severe case of Parental Alienation Syndrome in your child? PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME – DO’S DO…start to immediately educate yourself, your lawyer, your Judge, your psychologist and your child, if possible, about PAS. This is one of the most widespread […]

  • CPS Used My Decision to Home School I Was Charged with Truancy

    One of the reasons my child was taken into foster care4 was an allegation against me of neglecting my son’s education, and not sending him to school.  This is how they managed to pull it off. Early on in the new semester after winter break, I received a call from the school that my ex […]

  • Dizzy in the DV Cycle – Literally

    October is Domestic Violence awareness month. So Its Almost Tuesday wants to bring attention to the issue of Domestic Violence… something that affects our children – bringing them into foster care – teaching them violence – and killing them…. Domestic violence is considered child abuse by law in many states, even if the child only […]

  • How to prepare if you are falsely reported for abuse or neglect

    Because the swing of every pendulum brings with it potential adverse consequences, it is important to emphasize that in the area of child abuse, as with the investigation and prosecution of all crimes, the state is constrained by the substantive and procedural guarantees of the Constitution. The fact that the suspected crime may be heinous […]

  • Texas Laws on Child Abuse

    Reporting Child Abuse Mandated Reporting Texas Family Code 261.101 Persons required to report A person (everyone) having cause to believe that a child’s physical or mental health or welfare has been adversely affected by abuse or neglect by any person shall immediately make a report as provided by this subchapter. This requirement to report under […]

  • Abuse changes brains of suicide victims

    Source:By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor Tue May 6, 9:47 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Suicide victims who were abused as children have clear genetic changes in their brains, Canadian researchers reported on Tuesday in a finding they said shows neglect can cause biological effects. The findings offer potential ways to find people at […]

  • Pluto in Sagittarius Crisis

    Source: Astrology & More A police investigation into a call alleging abuse was handled in the normal and fairminded manner. NOT! I think what typically happens is that the police would go to the house in question, talk to the person who made the phone call and probably arrest the accused, and possibly also the […]

  • Keepin’ the Kids – The Latest News on Eldorado

    News Brief: Friday, April 18, 2008 We are very gratified with today’s decision to keep all the children in temporary state custody because it stops the abuse and keeps all the children safe. This allows us to keep children safe as we conduct a complete and thorough investigation and provide the physical and mental health […]

  • Videos:Foster care from the child’s point of view

    PART 1 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu4nldTcpt8&feature=related]     PART 2 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbrk_Rd8xEU&feature=related]             PART 3 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNIlXOALJjo&feature=related]               PART 4 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8C9W5JewDI&feature=related]

  • Texas Argues Death Penalty For Child Rapists

    http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/yahoolatestnews/stories/041708dnnatscotus.6c5b97cf.html?npc   U.S. Supreme Court to hear Texas argue death penalty for child rapists 08:39 AM CDT on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 By BRENDAN MCKENNA / The Dallas Morning News bmckenna@dallasnews.com   WASHINGTON — Texas says sometimes the sexual assault of a child can be so violent or obscene that the only appropriate punishment is […]

  • Bonding With Your Foster Child

    Top 10 Five Minute Bonding Activities From Carrie Craft, Your Guide to Adoption / Foster Care. These activities are not for every foster/adoptive parent or every foster/adoptive child. Only do what is comfortable for you and your foster/adopted child. Keep in mind: Child’s Age – Chronological and Emotional Child’s History of Abuse and/or Neglect Comfort […]

  • New Revisions to CPS Handbook 2007 – Texas

    This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on November 1, 2007. Summaries of new revised items are posted below, followed by the edited versions with significant changes noted in red. Not displayed are minor copy editing and formatting changes. Baby Moses Cases The items listed below are revised to include:   ·  […]

  • Editing the layout

    If you are a regular reader of my blog, you’ll probably notice the changes as I am playing around with the layouts available.  I would love some input on what you like best?  What information you might be looking for but can’t find.  I would like to do what I can to enhance your visit […]

  • Government Advisers: Don’t Use Cold Medicines in Children Under 6

    FDA Says Over-the-Counter Med Need Further Study Concentrated Tylenol Infants’ Drops Plus Cold & Cough, right, and Pedia Care Infant Drops Long-Acting Cough, left, is shown in a medicine cabinet of the home of Carol Uyeno in Palo Alto, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007. Cold Drug makers voluntarily pulled cold medicines targeted for babies and […]

  • Child agency touts progress

    Foster kid adoption rate has improved in S.A. region, but much wor Web Posted: 10/03/2007 12:00 AM CDT Nancy Martinez Express-News Child Protective Services has in the past 21/2 years seen a higher turnover among caseworkers, taken on more cases, removed more children that it can place and seen a large gap in the number […]

  • Do you hate wearing shoes ?

    Well, so do I.  I found this site, Parents For Barefoot Children It is so cute, its got health information about going barefoot, activities to do with your barefoot children, and all kinds of neat information for families. So kick off your shoes and go surf it out!!!

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