We’ve Got Trouble – Right Here In West Fargo.

Let me tell you a cautionary tale folks.  A tale of good intentions and seemingly eternal hope gone awry. A tale of parents who in choosing to protect one child put everyone else in their family and countless others in harm’s way. I know of a man that regularly abuses his partner, sometimes in front…
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I’ve Got Your Back Dr. Schatz!

I have to give a hearty round of applause to Fargo School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schatz who decided to cancel classes through Wednesday at five Fargo elementary schools due to the temperatures in the buildings.  He made this decision after he visited a number of the sites on Sunday and confirmed that daytime temperatures…
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Can You Help?

Today I am sharing with you a correspondence that was forwarded to me by my lovely friend Katherine Tweed who aside from being a fabulous person has community service hardwired into her soul.  The correspondence comes from Erin Prochnow the Executive Director of YWCA Cass Clay and is a plea for help.  I hope that…
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The Gifts We Give Our Children…

I have been thinking a lot lately about the gifts we give our children.  Not gifts like game consoles, bikes, and the occasional ugly sweater, but those gifts that come as a function or byproduct of parenting and role modeling.  Of course, sometimes they aren’t always gifts…sometimes they are handicaps.  But the point is, we give…
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You’re Not A Perfect Mom.

On Lea Grover’s blog on the Huffington Post she portrays herself as a writer and toddler-wrangler.  What a perfect combination.  The world of parenting is rife with material to write about – material that so many folks can identify with – funny stuff, sentimental stuff, infuriating stuff, it is all there in the wonderful world…
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