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MAY 2022 Blog Feature Louisiana First Foundation Governor’s Mansion Women’s Health People of Louisiana Community Schools Military Restaurant Verse First Dogs Our Editors Celebrating Our Mothers I started writing my blog in the fall of 2018. I looked back through the different months of May and the focus of each one. In 2019 I spoke […]
“Faith, Attitude and Expectations” Memoir of a “Former”Foster Mom Faith, Attitude and Expectations Memoir of a “Former” Foster Mom Many times, when I have reflected on children who struggled with home lives, I have often thought about how I would parent children when given the opportunity to be a mother. I also have […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGMay 2022 No More Suffering in Silence: Improving Women’s Mental Health Outcomes Written by Dr. Tracy L. Reed, Ph.D., LPC-S Shocked, sad, hurt, heartbroken, devastated. These are all words I’ve heard used in response to the recent tragic death of a young, Black female college freshman in Louisiana this week, […]
Foster Parent Process Department ofChildren & Family Services Foster Parent Process In Louisiana, we have a rapidly growing number of children in foster care and not enough certified foster families. In January 2022, there were approximately 3,400 children served in the foster care system and about 1,500 investigations of child abuse cases (dcfs.la.gov). […]
The Beginnings ofGeaux Bags THE BEGINNINGS OFGEAUX BAGS Founder K.C. Kilpatrick began the Geaux Bags as an independent, grassroots effort after becoming a foster parent in 2013, and discovering how stressful the initial 24 to 48 hours of receiving children into foster care were and how impossible it was to prepare adequately. So, […]