When you want a relationship to be different it is.

I asked boyfriend where my anxiety went.  He said it ran off with his fear. We had a good laugh.  We both agreed those two, fear and anxiety running off together, helped us be in the relationship we have now.  The picture that popped in my head was two cartoon characters holding hands and running side-by-side…

If you only visit one blog about restorative justice, make it RJOB.

I really respect and appreciate the work at  Restorative Justice Online.  As part of the Prision Fellowship Internation and The Center for  Justice and Reconcilliation the Restorative Justice  blog is awesome. Dan VanNess and the other correspondents do a terrific job of combing the internet and brining together articles, review, opinions and writing helpful articles themselves. You can…

The value of viewing people in the context of their relationships.

I am rereading Restorative Justice Transforming Societies.  I am teaching from this book, the University of Wisconsin River Falls, Special Topics course Intro to Restorative Justice.  As I read the book again, from just a year ago, I’ve been suprised at what I find interesting, or have more experience with that creates these “a-ha’s” for…

A handful of school resources, addressing harm in schools, restoratively.

Using Restorative Justice or Restorative Practices in schools is a great way to address and prevent harm.  There are many great programs and initiatives supporting our students.  For today’s post, I’m gathering a few of the ones I’m aware of and the ones that I’ve found support or supply a lot of crossover with Restorative…