Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones but Words Will Devastate Me!

Make no mistake about words not being hurtful. Broken bones heal, but there are no splints or casts for spirits.

Laura Sussely-Pope is mom to Jakey. You may visit her blog at



Thank you for taking the time to write this article... so clearly expressing with such passion and conviction the need for awareness and recognition of the powerful touch that words DO have.

Jakey is indeed a fortunate guy to have you as his mom and as an advocate for countless others!