Cherie (not her real name) left her abusive partner three years ago and, with her children, moved to a new community for a fresh start. She signed up to volunteer in her son’s kindergarten class and was told she had Continue reading Starting over
My partner and I have returned to our getaway in the woods outside Wakefield, where the first three days offered only sunshine. I got fooled into thinking it was still summer as long as I stayed in the house, which Continue reading Snow is in the air
A lot of changes are needed to make the family law/court system work for survivors of family violence and their children. One of the first is for the system to stop treating violence within families as though it is a Continue reading What about the men?
It’s not easy getting to northern Ontario. Kenora was my destination when I left home last week; Kenora via Union Station, Pearson Airport, Thunder Bay and Fort Frances. I was ready, or so I thought, for whatever might lie ahead: Continue reading Stuck here on the ground