Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Vicious, Traumatizing Cycle of Parental Incarceration

By Jared Keller When parents go to prison, it’s the children who pay. That’s the conclusion of a new report from Child Trends, a non-profit center dedicated to providing educational research for lawmakers. The center’s new report on Parents Behind Bars examines the impact of incarceration on the children of inmates, and the results aren’t pretty: More than five million

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When Big Feet Hurt

Recently our big girl ‘Trish’ experienced foot pain on all four feet for no apparent reason. This beautiful Shire has been barefoot ever since she was born 12 years ago and never experienced any lasting problems even when walking on hard ground. However, this changed about seven weeks ago. Thinking this must be a temporary little bump in the road,

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