NETHERLANDS: Parental neglect? Or No? Dutch child agencies battle over teenage sailor Laura Dekker

NETHERLANDS: The Associated Press is reporting that fourteen year old Laura Dekker, whose parents are divorced, is the subject of an unwanted guardianship proceeding in the Netherlands. It is not the divorce of her parents that is at issue, however. That is not why child welfare services in the Netherlands have imposed a guardianship over the … Continue reading “NETHERLANDS: Parental neglect? Or No? Dutch child agencies battle over teenage sailor Laura Dekker”

Laura Bush’s memoir, Spoken from the Heart, reveals that “divorce is not in her DNA”

First Lady Laura Bush has written a memoir and appears on Oprah Winfrey’s show today to promote the book, Spoken from the Heart. In the book she spills many secrets, including a 1963 car accident in which, as the driver of the car, she was responsible for the death of a friend. What was most interesting … Continue reading “Laura Bush’s memoir, Spoken from the Heart, reveals that “divorce is not in her DNA””