The truth about child protective services

Good Morning Everyone,   I live in Southern Illinois and have been a key voice these past three years in updating our Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes & Trafficking Against Children. In this is a proposal presented and discussed with many of our political officials. The process of the Child Protective Investigation has been goingContinue reading “The truth about child protective services”

To change our world we have to heal our past……

  Have you noticed the multitude of Adult Survivors of Child Sex Crimes who are sharing their collective voices across the United States? Actually if you really notice it’s happening in every country around the world; filling the internet and becoming part of the norm? I must say myself and every other adult survivor neverContinue reading “To change our world we have to heal our past……”

Public Health Department canceled presentation because victim story too intense

This is no joke my friends. In January I was asked to present for the Illinois Department of Public Health; April 8th for the Women’s Health & Family Wellness. Unbelievably the lead coordinator for this conference contacted me last week and stated they would have to cancel. When I asked upfront if it was somethingContinue reading “Public Health Department canceled presentation because victim story too intense”

Go ahead, ask that child what happened, I dare ya?

  Well its happened my friends. Yesterday myself and a very dear friend, a passionate advocate for the voices of those who’ve been harmed; Ms. Lisa Chilton, Legal Advocacy Director of St. Clair County Courthouse; we met with Illinois House Representative Jay Hoffman, and we introduced the proposal for the Family Terrorist Act – ‘Trecia’sContinue reading “Go ahead, ask that child what happened, I dare ya?”

Silence is not a lesson we should be teaching

As the attention in our country continues to circle around Mental Illness our media has increased their reporting on these issues. This morning my local news, KMOV News 4 Awake Reporter Laura Hettiger provided such a report. In her most excellent talent, she shared the St. Louis County Police Department’s actions to develop a special team;Continue reading “Silence is not a lesson we should be teaching”

Child Maltreatment Report FFY 2011

Child Maltreatment Report FFY 2011. It amazes me that a pic of an adorable little kitten can get 500+ likes, but the reports of abuses and crimes against our children, I’m told to stop sharing, that I’m spamming people. Really which would you consider to be more important? Can we not give our kids theContinue reading “Child Maltreatment Report FFY 2011”

February Talk Radio Guest List and Schedule………..

Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery Talk Radio Programming http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butterflydreamsabuserecovery Call in phone # (347)215-7754 Our programming is a magnificent team of survivors & experts, but each host represents their own specific show and will share with you their upcoming ideas, guests, and programs!! This schedule is for the Monday & Wednesday programs with Trish McKnight andContinue reading “February Talk Radio Guest List and Schedule………..”