May 2019 Advocate of the Month

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Molly Olson - FUAN May 2019 ADVOCATE OF THE MONTH

Congratulations to FUANs May 2019 Advocate of the Month, Molly Olson. Molly was chosen due to her national leadership with Leading Women For Shared Parenting, her constant perseverance on being one of the most well known and persistent Family Law Reform advocates in Minnesota. Her progress there continues to set milestones. And despite all of this somehow, Molly found the time … Read More

Families United Action Network’s Bubbles of Love Event a Hit in Iowa!

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If you missed our annual Bubbles of Love Event, here’s a recap of the great time we had with celebrities, legislators, attorneys, and musicians. FUAN hosted this event to support children and their families and to bring awareness to a form of child abuse known as Parental Alienation. Parental Alienation is the systematic destruction of the parent-child bond, through but not … Read More

April 2019 FUAN Advocate of the Month

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JULIA BROPHY FUAN ADVOCATE OF THE MONTH - APRIL 2019

FUAN would like to thank and congratulate Julya Brophy of Ankeny, IA on being named the April 2019 Advocate of the Month! Julya is relatively new to the FUAN Family but jumped straight into the deep end proving she could swim with the best of them. She receives this recognition through the FUAN Board of Directors based on her recent articles, … Read More

Bubbles of Love Feat Tom Pischke

Sherry PalmerFUAN Events, News & Events, News You Can Use

Tom Pischke

FUAN is pleased to announce that South Dakota Representative Tom Pischke will be joining the roster for the Bubbles of Love event on April 25th on the West grounds of the Iowa State Capitol Building.  It is indeed an honor to have a legislator from our neighboring state joining us for this celebration! Tom Pischke was born in Tyndall, South Dakota … Read More

Bubbles of Love 2019 -FUAN Event

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“Bubbles of Love 2019” The time to spread awareness, educate, and inspire change is now! “Bubbles represent LOVE. Just like bubbles, LOVE cannot and should not be contained.” “BUBBLES OF LOVE 2019” is Parental Alienation Awareness Day (PAAD), and it takes place on April 25, 2019, as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about Parental Alienation. —WHERE IS THE … Read More

Children Deserve Better than a Cookie-Cutter Parenting Plan

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Quote Image: Iowa family law is as cookie cutter as it gets

This article, Children Deserve Better than a Cookie-Cutter Parenting Plan, is a guest post by Tom McDermott. An often-repeated argument by those opposing equally shared parenting is “every family is different so judges need discretion in order to look out for children’s best interests” and “you can’t use a cookie cutter approach to dealing with families.” Yet the vast majority of … Read More

Childrens’ Rights: The Next Great Civil Rights Issue

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Photo of women protesting. Equal Rights time is now

This article, Childrens’ Rights: The Next Great Civil Rights Issue, is a guest post by Matthew Hickok. It’s difficult to imagine that in 1692 men and women actually lived their lives in fear that they could be deemed a witch and executed just for exhibiting any sort of abnormal behavior. In the 1850s, there were those who actually argued that slavery should be … Read More