I Am Recovering From Fatherless Daughter Syndrome.

  The picture above is from 5th grade. It’s an important picture because my dad did my hair that day. My dad… …was tall and slender. …could throw down in the kitchen. …was artistic and musical, and was the person who taught me how to sign my name. …did drugs. …hit my mom. …made empty promises. […]

On Adrian Peterson and the Public Stoning of Unmarried Grieving Parents.

It’s always difficult to process the death of an infant or toddler at the hands of an abusive adult. Because children are so utterly defenseless, so completely dependent on and trusting of the adults in their lives, and so vulnerable to any domestic violence that may be occurring in their homes, it’s hard to know […]