The Perfect You

People often think that jobs and titles give you power, but power comes from something within. The power comes from never backing down even when the canvas looks horrid and rubbish worthy. If the last few months have taught me anything, they have taught me how to use my voice. I use it to help, […]

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Repair Relationships Before They Fall Apart

I hope you can use this and keep this in mind when you are dealing with each other. Communication really is the key when we are dealing with anyone who works with our children. Build relationships to prevent misunderstanding. I’ve talked a lot about where allegations come from, now we will see if we can […]

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Don’t Ignore The Little Voices

We learn as we grow, or perhaps we grow as we learn. I think, this whole ordeal has made me a better person. When I moved here in April all I could think about was this house. The house is huge with at least nine rooms it in. We were living the American dream. Our […]

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9/11 I’m Sorry, but Someone Had To Say It

Today is September 11th, I still remember where I was on that morning of September 11th, 2001. We were on my husband’s second tour in the Army at NTC Fort Irwin, California. I was around six months pregnant with our second child and in danger of being called to testify against someone in another state. […]

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Understanding It All.

This will be the last post this week on this subject. We are going to talk about reasons people can’t care for children within their family. There are two main reasons people lose rights to care for children when the parents can’t. The two main reasons people find themselves denied are for criminal and CPS […]

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Finding Your Common Ground

Have you ever found yourself in something that seemed so unlike you? For me, I felt that way when I was an investigator. I didn’t mind busting parents for real abuse, but the change in regions dealt such a blow to my identity as a person. When I first started out working with the department, […]

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World Wide Suicide Day Prevention

So for those of you who have lost loved ones or who have nearly lost loved ones to suicide, pick up your torch today. Suicide or the attempt of it grabs a family by the neck and yanks at their very lifeline.  The first thing that comes into mind is that it couldn’t be happening […]

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