Defeating Fear to Help Others

My Journey of Defeating Fear to Help Others by Memoir Author Pamela Koefoed Posted by Kathleen Pooler/@kathypooler with Pamela Koefoed/@JoyRideBook   Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway
- John Wayne So often when we write a memoir, the story develops a life of its own and becomes a part of a larger … Continue reading Defeating Fear to Help Others

Shocking News…Animals had Legal Rights Before Children

Anyone who knows me is aware of my affection for animals and birds. Once upon a time, I was a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. Vern built large flight cages in our Sacramento County backyard, and I nurtured wounded and sick birds back to health, moved them to the outdoor enclosure, and gave them the best … Continue reading Shocking News…Animals had Legal Rights Before Children

Guest Tells Attendees How She Used Tragedy to Survive, Teach

From the Albany Democrat Herald by Alex Paul March 14, 2014 7:15 am • Author Pamela Koefoed said growing up with an alcohol-addicted mother was like “trying to survive in a river of crocodiles.” Had Koefoed and her two siblings been fortunate enough to have had CASA mentors, their childhoods would have been much brighter … Continue reading Guest Tells Attendees How She Used Tragedy to Survive, Teach

The Greatest Human Rights Tragedy

Today I was interviewed on KGAL in Albany, Oregon. April is National Child Abuse Awareness month and in honor of the occasion, I shared the awful truth about child maltreatment in the United States. The average number of abuse reports in our country is around three-million a year, involving six-million children. These figures are frightening … Continue reading The Greatest Human Rights Tragedy