This piece was submitted to our 100K STORIES PROJECT by Alana K. Haase. Alana has been a nurse for 27 years and a Mom for 18, you can visit her online at ALANAKHAASE.COM Julie Sykes is disabled and wheelchair bound. She is also a single mother. It was not… Read More
To create and maintain a happy and healthy family dynamic:
- Build your family around healthy morals, values and talk about them often.
- Don’t just spend time together, play together.
- Set expectations for family members clearly and consistently.
- Treat each other with kindness and respect – always.
- If you need it, ask for help from a good family counselor.
What if something as simple as a meal together could keep your family happier, healthier, and more connected? Studies have shown that a family eating a meal together is good for the spirit, the brain and the physical health of everyone in the family. When families make time to share dinner their kids experience lower rates of substance abuse, teen pregnancy and depression, as well as higher grade-point averages and better self-esteem. Family meals also lower the rates of obesity and eating disorders in kids.
The cases are too numerous to cite. Custody awards to abusive fathers. Good mothers who sought court protection for their children from their abusive parent where the preponderance of evidence was clear from confirmed hospital reports of injuries suffered from beatings and molestations only for the mothers to… Read More
This guest post was authored and provided to Moms Fight Back by Maralee McLean. In her book, Prosecuted but Not Silenced: Courtroom Reform for Sexually Abused Children, Maralee McLean shares her own legal journey to protect her daughter from her ex-husband and his alleged sexual abuse. She faced barriers at… Read More
This piece was submitted to our 100K STORIES PROJECT by an anonymous protective mom. I divorced my ex, also the father of my three children, in 2011. He was very abusive to the children and me. He has been arrested several times for domestic assault and for violating… Read More
This post was submitted to our 100K Stories Project by Patricia Mitchell, founder of Patricia’s Children, a non-profit organization devoted to empowering children and parents who have become unjustly separated. A Regretful Visit Patricia had just discovered that the father of her unborn child (‘Sonny’ aka Brian, aka… Read More