8 Ways Controlling Men Make Mothering Even Harder

Being a mother is the most challenging job in the world, even with the help of a loving partner or other family member. We must recognize the additional difficulties facing mothers in abusive and coercive control relationships so we can give them the support they need to parent successfully. Most mothers who are being controlled by their partners make heroic efforts to keep their children safe and raise them well, despite the abuser's interference.

Whether he is the biological father, stepfather, or the mother’s boyfriend, a controlling or abusive man poses a risk to the well-being of any children in the couple’s life. If he uses physical violence, he might directly assault the child, emotionally or physically injure the child while assaulting the mother, or even obligate the child to hurt his or her mother.

Click here to read the full article and learn some of the other ways a controlling partner might make the job of mothering so much harder.

Wish List for Fall 2016

Due to our excellent community and your outstanding support, for our fall wish list we don’t need any non-food items at this time, our storage is full. If you have something you would like to donate please call at the office and we will let you know if we have room. We are in the office Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and the number is 775-738-6524. While going through the pantry we have noticed a lot of food is hitting its expiration date or we are running low on supply. So at this time we are asking for new dry food products. Please do not donate food that is opened or expired as we won’t be able to use it. Below is a list of the foods that we need. Please take a look and see if there is anything you can help us with. As always thank you all for your support.

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