Ending Sexual Violence Begins with Men

Ending Sexual Violence Begins with Men

 By Trish Propson, Director, Broken or beautiful Times Villager, June 2017 “I wish I could tell my mom I had sex with my sister. I can’t live with the guilt.” “I wish I could tell my dad that I know what he does to ***. How do I make him stop?” “I wish I could tell my...
Letting teens fail can be a good thing

Letting teens fail can be a good thing

By Trish Propson Times Villager, August 2016 “I wish I could tell my mom to trust me to make my own decisions.” “I wish I could tell my dad to let me run my own life.” “I wish my son would tell me he still needs me.” “I wish I could tell my daughter I trust her. I...
Contempt: The Silent Relationship Killer

Contempt: The Silent Relationship Killer

By Trish Propson Times Villager, January 2017 “I wish I could tell my mom to shut up – she’s beyond annoying.” “I wish my dad would tell me he was leaving – I can’t stand him.” “I wish my son would tell me why he is so violent and rude.” “I wish I could...
UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE AS A PARENT

UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE AS A PARENT

As printed in the Times Villager One day when my daughter was in the second grade, I became painfully aware that I was confused about my role as a mother. My daughter was sick with the flu. It was late spring and she was behind in her schoolwork. I had the brilliant...
Unplug and Reconnect

Unplug and Reconnect

Rekenekt by Trish Propson As printed in the Times Villager, March 2015 “I wish my mom would get a clue. She doesn’t know me or what I do online everyday. She tries to be relevant, but let’s face it-she’s not. It’s embarrassing.” “I wish my dad would spend more time...