Why I Didn’t Post in April

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I bet a lot of people didn't know that. But still, I didn't raise awareness. I intentionally didn't post. Here's why: No one should be under any impression that we should only talk about preventing child abuse for one month. (Side Note: I feel similarly about the months that celebrate Black,… Continue reading Why I Didn’t Post in April

Report: It’s Not Just the Law, it’s the Right Thing to Do

If you live in any of 16 specific states, even if you are not a mandated reporter, if you suspect child abuse, you legally have to report it. I wish more people had looked out for me and my sibling. It's an idea that makes me furious and sad all the time; why didn't anyone notice? Or if they did, why didn't they do anything?