The Dangers of Sexting While Divorcing

Sexting — using your phone to send sexually explicit text messages — is much in the news lately, most vividly in the case of Anthony Weiner, a mayoral candidate in New York City. Weiner, of course, has been outed more than a few times...

The CPS-ocracy: It’s Not Just the U.S.

I’ve been writing and speaking extensively about the growing crisis in this country (the U.S.) of a broken child protective services system that takes children away from loving parents on the basis of false accusations of child abuse and/or...

Are Fewer Children In Foster Care?

Are fewer children being placed in foster care? And is that a good thing, full stop? An article at Nebraska Radio Network, looking solely at that state’s numbers, reports that 837 fewer kids are in the system now, compared to figures from...

Reunification and CPS

I saw this op-ed penned, apparently, by an employee of the North Carolina Division of Social Services, over the weekend. The piece, predictably, seeks to reassure individuals that DSS isn’t out to break up families – their mandate is...