Alienating children or protecting them?

In the late 1980s, a new phrase started to pop up in American and then Canadian family courts: parental alienation syndrome (PAS). Originally coined by American psychiatrist Richard Gardner, the term was used to describe situations where one parent intentionally Continue reading Alienating children or protecting them?

Shared parenting vs the safety of women and children

Excerpts from my keynote address at the Diverse Voices Conference, Edmonton, Canada, November 17, 201. You can find the full address elsewhere on this website. A family court system premised on “friendly parenting” that does not understand the prevalence of Continue reading Shared parenting vs the safety of women and children