Archive for August 2014

Reflections On Pregnancy

  This week, I am releasing a post from the Cappuccino Queen vault that had been archived.  I wrote this post while I was pregnant with my daughter.  I hope you enjoy my reflections on pregnancy. 🙂   By the time this blog post is posted, I will be on the way to the hospital…

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Michael Brown’s Murder And The Death Of Justice

    On August 9th, Michael Brown was shot six times, twice in the head by a Ferguson, Mo police officer.  While it has been a couple of weeks since this happened, many heavy emotions continue to rush through me about this incident.  I am stunned, afraid, ashamed, and I have a deep anger burning…

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Kelly Rutherford Files Emergency Order To Keep Her Children In US

    Almost two years ago, just a month before my son was killed as the result of a Family Court disaster, I heard about what happened to Kelly Rutherford’s children.  Reading Kelly’s story terrified me.  Here was a woman who was so successful, someone who most would assume could wield tremendous political power, and…

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The Parallels between Family Court and the Tobacco Industry: What We Can Do as a Nation to Protect Innocent Lives

This week’s post comes from a my friend and fellow child advocate, Patrice Lenowitz.  Patrice is the founder and co-facilitator of The Nurtured Parent Support Group for survivors of domestic abuse. She is also the co-playwright of FORBIDDEN TO PROTECT, a three year play project written with author and dv expert Lundy Bancroft. FORBIDDEN TO…

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