The Together Project is a Fort Worth Moms Blog initiative to support local non-profits impacting women and children in North Texas and to mobilize FWMB readers to meet immediate needs. We are honored to partner with Alliance for Children, who work to prevent child abuse in Tarrant County and to assist children who’ve endured abuse. […]
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Although kids often don’t know what they are feeling exactly, it’s important that we take time to help them develop a keen ability to listen to their feelings and to make adjustments accordingly for safety.
One thing led to another, and she was taking off my Barbie’s dress. I objected, but she told me to hush . . . that I was ruining the fun. Barbie and Ken then proceeded to have sex. When I questioned what was going on, she told me Barbie and Ken were in love and […]
Having CPS show up on your doorstep is a fear for many. As a former CPS worker investigating allegations of abuse and neglect in two states, I can understand the anxiety that comes from having CPS arrive in your life. No matter if CPS is at your door because of an unfounded claim or real honest-to-goodness […]
In 1915, a group of women from churches of various denominations banded together to help the growing number of destitute women in the Fort Worth area. In 1930, this group would change its focus to helping and caring for the abandoned and neglected children of Fort Worth, and thus the All Church Home was born. […]
Tarrant County has more reported child abuse cases than any other county in Texas, according to a report published in 2015. That is not a statistic to brag about, but rather, should stir us to empathy and anger. How can we change this reality? How can we help heal the hurting? How can we better […]
Okay, moms. Steel yourself. Today, I’m writing about a very difficult subject: How to protect your children from sexual abuse. Although it is hard even to think about, burying our heads in the sand is not a legitimate option. Child sexual abuse is more common than most people realize. According to statistics, 1 in 10 children will be victimized before […]