1980’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day: Cop Style

I don’t think most kids grow up aware of what their parents do for a living. Years before Take your child to work day, my dad wildly broke working barriers for his daughters by busting us right through his work place doors into the nitty gritty of the St. Louis Police headquarters. … More 1980’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day: Cop Style

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In the Pot of Boiling Water: Reflections of a Counselor

As a mental health counselor, I’ve heard scores of people who were in my office telling me about abuse they experienced. Why did they stay so long? Many ask. I use the analogy of a frog in a pot of boiling water. And I couldn’t help but think of people being rounded up, separated and thrown into camps made out of wire and bars. How did we get to this point and the lack of empathy? Again-I thought of the frog in a pot of boiling water… … More In the Pot of Boiling Water: Reflections of a Counselor