“Boyhood” a Film About Motherhood

Much praise for Ms. Magazine Blogger Kimberly Dark’s review of Boyhood, a story about a 12 year boy and his life. In 2012 at the Sewell-Belmont House, Mothers of Lost Children made a list of issues that needed addressing and created a priority list.  One of the most important issues is the view of Mother … [Read more…]

Maternal Alienation

  Posted by Coral Anika Theill Author, Advocate, Speaker & ReporterMemoir: BONSHEA Making Light of the DarkWebsite: www.coralanikatheill.com The Story of Naming “Maternal Alienation”: New Research Enters the World of Policy and Practice by Anne Morris – A MUST READWhen maternal alienation takes place, mothers are positioned as the ones least able to make changes. A mother’s … [Read more…]

In the Pursuit of Truth

You Silenced me once, now Adult Survivors of Sexual Assault speak out in the Pursuit of Truth Film Hear Wendy Murphy JD, and Marci Hamilton among other expert testimony, who champion the rights of victims and Statute of Limitation Laws to protect victims of abuse and help those who seek justice. See Pursuit of Truth and … [Read more…]

CAPTA turns 40

CAPTA turns 40  What have we learned? http://stopabusecampaign.com/  By Melanie Blow The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) turns 40 this year. It’s birth represented a milestone in our accepting of children’s rights and what is necessary to keep them healthy. After 40 years, CAPTA is still an essential tool to protect children, although newer research … [Read more…]

Become a Believer and Stop Abuse Now

STOP ABUSE NOW- BECOME A BELIEVER-Take the Pledge I’m a Believer Believers believe victims of child abuse and domestic violence and we strive to protect them. We believe all children have the right to live their lives free from abuse and neglect. We use the truth to expose the myth that women and children frequently lie … [Read more…]

Department of Justice Report; court professionals inadequately trained

  Daniel G. Saunders, Ph.D. Daniel G. Saunders, Ph.D., Professor School of Social Work University of Michigan saunddan@umich.edu Over the past 200 years, the bases for child custody decisions have changed considerably. The patriarchal doctrine of fathers’ ownership of children gave way in the 1920s and ’30s to little formal preference for one parent or the other to … [Read more…]

World Wide Pattern of Court Licensed Abuse

  Safe Kids International says there is a World Wide Pattern of Court Licensed Abuse- http://www.SafeKidsInternational.org 1) Child discloses abuse, usually sexual abuse. Law enforcement does substandard investigation, says there is not enough evidence to give to D.A. and closes the case. Child Protective Services does a substandard investigation, labels it unsubstantiated and shunts it … [Read more…]