I have never wanted more to say good-bye to yesteryear more than I did 2020. This morning dawns a new era and I pray it will be a better year than the prior one. I fear it may look very much like the year we just left behind as the battles we face continue and the consequences to our livelihoods and children have not fully been realized. The largest consequence we will have to deal with will the loss of lives stolen by Covid and those given away to suicide, addiction, abuse, and abandonment.
The mental health challenges our children are experiencing were man made. Because of the pandemic, families were forced together in a prison of their own making. All sense of safety and security was removed from our children's lives and they are left feeling terrified and traumatized. As a society we need to stop spreading the fear and start sprea