If you're a foster kid - or even a foster parent - my tips for dealing with feelings of helplessness, shame, and loneliness will help you cope. It's hard to be in foster care, even when your foster homes are supportive, your foster parents kind, and the system good to you.
Are you saddened by your life as a childless woman? Here’s one of the best tips on how to be happy without kids: connect with… Read More »How to Be Happy Without Kids – Inspiration From Lesley
It’s not easy to help girls and teenagers who are experiencing abuse or oppression at home, but it is possible if you recognize the power… Read More »How to Help Teenage Girls Who Are Being Abused at Home
We can’t have children, and I keep thinking about starting a support group for childless couples in Vancouver. I got the idea because I have… Read More »Support Group for Couples Who Can’t Have Children – Social Work Paper
These scenarios encourage students to think about and discuss ageism; they’re from our anti-oppression presentation for social work class (I’m a first-year MSW student at… Read More »12 Ageism Scenarios for Social Workers – Including Reverse Ageism
Here’s a sample policy brief for social work students, policy writers, and social workers. I’m an MSW student at UBC; this policy brief was for… Read More »Sample Policy Brief: The Guaranteed Annual Income (GAI) in Canada