Pollen is Not The Problem

Pollen is Not The Problem

From Trace: Is Benadryl your best friend? As someone with serious allergies, and with a babyhood of eczema and other skin conditions, this article really hit home. Now with adult auto-immune problems, this is really important to know it’s my gut I need to tend to.

by Sarah   TheHealthyHomeEconomist April 15, 2014


Spring has sprung in full force in my neck of the woods, and wow, is the…

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Rescuing Children or Homogenizing America? — Part 2

Rescuing Children or Homogenizing America? — Part 2

Lara/Trace:

please read and share Carol’s writing

Originally posted on Voices from the Margins:

Carol A. Hand

 (Part 1 Questions)

… Grandfather Thomas focused on helping others. He took me under his “left wing” and shared his stories, photos, and the amazing beauty of his art (paintings, wood carvings, drawings). I wondered what his life would have been like if he had been able to grow up with…

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History of Grandmothers Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo

History of Grandmothers Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo

Children Who Disappeared or Who Were Born in Captivity

[ARGENTINA]

The drama of children who disappeared in our country, the Argentine Republic, is one of the consequences of the National Reorganization Process enforced by the military dictatorship, which ruled the country between 1976 and 1983.

These children are the children of our children, who have also disappeared. Many babies were kidnapped…

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complex identities

Lara/Trace:

your past is just a story…

Originally posted on The Life Of Von:

storyIn the world-wide web of adoption, there are amongst adult adoptees, still a few areas which remain taboo. One of these is to do with biological mothers and the difficulty adoptees have in criticising them or taking them to task for obvious wrongs committed. Yes, we all know they have suffered, been abused, been denied…

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Why Would Anybody Who was Raised in a Loving Home be Unhappy About Being Adopted?

Why Would Anybody Who was Raised in a Loving Home be Unhappy About Being Adopted?

sheepby Kali Coultas

Why would anybody who was raised in a loving home be unhappy about being adopted, or opposed to the very nature of adoption?

This was asked to me today in the comments on the “About Me” page I have here. Its a genuine question that I think a lot of people who aren’t effected or maybe even are effected by adoption ask themselves once they come across someone who’s views towards…

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Social Services Arrests, Imprisons Pregnant Woman for a Drug She Wasn’t Taking

Social Services Arrests, Imprisons Pregnant Woman for a Drug She Wasn’t Taking

Posted: 09 Apr 2014

Alicia Beltran, 28, of Jackson, Wisc.
Is Social Services emerging as the new “SS” of the West?

Those of you familiar with twentieth century history will understand the reference to the Schutzstaffel or SS, which is German for ”Protective Echelon”.  During World War II, the SS was one of the most powerful and feared organizations of the Axis Alliance, believing its members to be the elite of humankind.

It would…

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Adoption Bonuses: The Money Behind the Madness

Adoption Bonuses: The Money Behind the Madness

DSS and affiliates rewarded for breaking up families

By Nev Moore,  Massachusetts News – and thanks to Karen Vigneault for this archive news article!

Spaper-art mother and babyOURCE: http://www.massnews.com/past_issues/2000/5_May/mayds4.htm

Child “protection” is one of the biggest businesses in the country. We spend $12 billion a year on it. 

The money goes to tens of thousands of a) state employees, b) collateral…

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