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Recovery Begins with Prevention

My teen years were spent in the 1960s; you know, hippies, long hair, rock-n-roll, changing norms, social unrest and drugs. I had the good fortune to be raised with a strong moral compass that helped […]

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If You Don’t Say It, Who Will?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt intimidated, shy, excessively nervous, restrained or unwilling to make your opinion known. If we were in a room together, there’d probably a lot of hands in the air! On […]

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Thank You, Foster Parents!

For the better part of five decades, I have worked with foster parents, which California has now re-branded as resource parents. These extraordinary, unique individuals have certainly left an indelible, positive imprint on my life. […]

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I Am A Child – Part II

The ultimate test of a moral society is how it cares for its children and what world it leaves them. -Dietrich Bonhoeffer Children, each an amazing gift, are totally dependent on parents for love and […]

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I Am a Child – Part I

I am a child, I’ll last a while. You can’t conceive of the pleasure in my smile. You hold my hand, rough up my hair. It’s lots of fun to have you there… These iconic […]