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Laura Fogarty

Laura Fogarty
Laura Fogarty is an authorized facilitator for Darkness to Light, and writes “Ask Lala” for the Stop Abuse Campaign. She is a mother, an advocate and the author of two children’s abuse prevention books – I’m the Boss of Me! and We Are Just Alike! and the novel, Painted Blue. As a survivor of child sexual abuse, she is dedicated to raising awareness about the culture of abuse in order to prevent it. Laura resides on the Carolina seashore, living each day in the light.
self esteme

Parents Choose for their Kids, Self-Love or Self-Hate

What if we could prevent our children from hating themselves, and instead foster self-love and in turn, self-care? Turns out, we can! Imagine if you will grow up...
sexual abuse

Kudos Gillette for Raising Awareness of Toxic Masculinity

If you’ve seen the Gillette commercial addressing toxic masculinity, chances are you have an opinion about it. The ad takes a new spin on the decades old Gillette slogan, asking “Is this the best...
Permission and Language

Permission and Language

There are too many facts, statistics, and evidence-based research figures in the unforgiving table of data on child sexual abuse for any parent to remember them all. So don’t. You don’t need to know...
Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse Prevention

Prevention—the key to stopping child sexual abuse and its lifelong effects. Most of us would agree that preventing a problem before it starts is a good idea, but when it comes to child sexual abuse,...
Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH! Maybe we could all do one thing each day to help prevent child abuse right where we are, such as doing something to become more aware of the...


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