JUL
01
2013

Calling All Homeschoolers!

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Hello awesome readers. Today I come to you with a cry for support.

Thank you to so many of you who supported last week’s blog post about honoring copyright.

Unfortunately, this action ruffled some feathers of one of the Facebook groups in question. They’ve chosen to have their members report my Confessions of a Homeschooler Facebook account as abusive and Facebook has disabled my account in response.

PLEASE HELP!

Today I come to you with a cry for support to have my account reinstated. I don’t know if it will work or not, but I’m hoping if we flood Facebook with requests they may take notice. I’m currently trying to appeal to Facebook to get the account reinstated and would appreciate any support you are comfortable giving!

If you feel led to support my cause, please use hashtag:

#WeLoveCoah

Feel free to copy and paste any of the tweet/FB posts below, or create your own!

Please Reinstate http://www.facebook.com/ConfessionsofaHomeschooler for www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com @ericahomeschool #WeLoveCoah

Feel free too share links to your favorite COAH printables with your followers too! Any support is appreciated!

THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for all of your support, I am so blessed to see so many people already standing up for what is right as well as helping to petition for my Facebook page already!

P.S. Make sure to check in tomorrow, I have a fun freebie for everyone!

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Comments

  1. Ugh! I just saw a link from Kris @ WUHS on her FB page about one of your products….and I thought, hey, I don’t remember seeing anything from COAH from this weekend! Now I know why! I hope FB actually takes a look at your page and sees that you didn’t do anything wrong, and reinstates you tomorrow (or sooner)! Until then, enjoy your FB “vacation”. :)

    • I saw the link too. I think that link directs users back to COAH’s page. I really don’t know the rules and guidelines on this sort of thing, but think we should see if this is acceptable or not. Erica??

      • Kris’s link wasn’t a problem, we are allowed to link back to the original blog posts, even encouraged to do so! The link was what prompted me to think about how I hadn’t seen anything from CoaH yesterday.

  2. Having grown up in the Bay Area, I have a friend that works there. Let me see if she can look into it.

    • Thanks Elle! I would appreciate it, I can’t seem to get a hold of anyone there!

      • This is what I got back…
        “OK, my colleague says that the page admin will have received messages from Facebook explaining how to follow up. My impression is that it’s just a simple counter notice procedure, but again, I know basically nothing about copyright issues”

  3. When I click on your fb link it redirects me to the my fb homepage. :(

    • Same issues…I will help but not sure how to when it directs me back and if I’m doing something wrong let me know and I’ll get back on and do what needs to be done.

  4. I am so sorry. That is awful. I hope FB reinstates you very soon!

  5. I read the post in question. It’s unfortunate you’ve fallen victim to such angry, vindictive people. Violating copyright equates to plagiarism. Who would teach their child to plagiarize? No one, but when it comes to using something on ‘the sly’ it seems all right. As Christians we should have higher standards not just for our children, but for ourselves.

  6. That is awful. I so love everything you do – I’m so excited to be using your Preschool and K4 this fall and LOVE it. I appreciate all of your hard work!

  7. This is horrible! I can’t believe that any homeschool group with an ounce of decency would condone or encourage such a act of cyber bullying. This just makes me sick. I really hope that Facebook realizes that your site is good and helpful and reinstate you soon. I love your blog and Facebook page!

  8. Sarah Lucas says:

    Reported as abusive??!! HAHAHA I guess a page about learning the ABC’S is just TORTURE for some people!

  9. Wow this bis awful. You’ve always been so supportive.

  10. Charlotte C. says:

    How sad and ugly. Shared. Hope they put your page back up soon.

  11. Melanie E. says:

    I’m sorry to hear this, but posting to Facebook won’t help. People will need to contact FB directly, not just make status posts. Hope you get this straightened out soon!

  12. I’m choosing to see that God is going to use this in favor for you, Erica! Think about it – I love you, but since I’m homeschooling for the first time this year a ton of my friends haven’t heard of CoaH. They will now! So I’m sharing your ‘reinstatement’ link, praying over it as I do that God is going to use this as more publicity for your awesome ministry.

    Nothing God’s hand touches returns void.

    XO

  13. Dale Darling says:

    Don’t you read entries before you take such an action? Evidently you don’t or you wouldn’t have taken this
    action. Please look at what you have done and reinstate Shana Baker’s account!! Then I will decide what action I am going to take, in relation to FB.

  14. The blocking is done by automated programs. There are also humans that work in this but they are not the first step. The first step for FB is to block the account. Unfair.. well yes. But that is what they do. Here is a web page with steps that you can take to get your account back.

    http://blog.thoughtpick.com/2010/08/how-to-reactivate-a-disabled-facebook-account.html

    Having people post messages will not be read by FB admins at all so I love your cheering squad but it isn’t actually going to solve anything. Only you as the owner of the page can do anything about bringing the page back. But be encouraged. This sort of things happens all the time and in the next day or so, you should be back up and running.

    • Thanks Amanda,
      I actually did see that post and tried to contact the emails mentioned. I just receive an auto reply saying to check their “help” page for more info.

      • I used their feedback form to send a message asking them to reinstate your page – not sure if it will help but figured if they don’t read messages posted to FB they at least review their feedback?? So sorry this has happened to you.

        • I also sent it to their feedback instead of posting as a status.

          • Where can I find the feedback form?

          • I went to where you go to log out and there is a help option to click on. From there I went to report a problem and I sent it through both send feedback and report a problem.

          • Tiphany,
            I finally figured it out and I reported it on both areas also. Hope this is getting someone’s attention.

          • Erica, thank you for your great website, it has been a blessing to my family. I sent feedback to FB as soon as I read this post. So sad you were maligned.

  15. I’m speachless…..so sorry you are going through this. My prayers are with you, hang in there.

  16. Posted on FB! So sorry you are having to deal with this :(

  17. Can’t you make a new page with a different name?

  18. I am so sorry that you have been bullied in this fashion. This is a sad day when they want to take apart your hard work because they wanted to steal it. I will pray for a swift and positive resolution. I have shared your situation on Facebook, all my board, and in various private communities. I will lend any support that I can.

  19. I’m really sadden by all this! I’m sorry such a supportive, kind and generous person like you had to be taken advantage of by people with no morals and honor. It is such a shame that people like that are called homeschoolers.

    I really hope Erica, as hurtful as this is that this doesn’t stop you from continuing with your support and blessing so many good homeschooling families.

    God bless you!
    Lori

  20. Got your back girl! : )

  21. Oh Erica! This saddens me so much. As an HR Manager (on hiatus while I raise my 2 littles) and wife to a web design company owner, I take copyrights very seriously and it really angers me that others (especially those who call themselves Christian homeschoolers) think it’s optional and blatantly steal someone else’s hard work that they are entitled to be paid for. And $10 a unit is the best deal anywhere. Though many comments above say posting a support for you on FB won’t solve the problem, I’ve done so anyway if not to grab anyone at FB’s attention, then just for the recognition for you and to hopefully draw more of my young mom friends’ attention to your website. Please do not get discouraged, know that you have inspired so many of us to do this “homeschool thing” and you have made it easy and fun for both us teachers and the kids. My kids ask every day to “do school.” No such thing as summer break around here. Best wishes to you as you endure this trial. Many hugs and prayers to you and your family.

  22. Erica, I’m so horrified for you. My heart is just breaking! Keep standing in grace and know that you are backed by a large crowd of homeschoolers that appreciate you and your amazing talents! Will be praying that this is over quickly!

  23. I don’t know anything about this sort of thing or how to get it resolved. I have shared it. Hopefully it will get resolved quickly. It is disappointing that this has come about from others that are doing the wrong thing. :( Praying that through this trial, God is glorified!

    Love your work! :)

  24. I hate seeing copyright infringement and have had a few people think me strange when I’ve pointed out if a program is single user license (no resale) or not to be used outside the family. People copying entire books for multiple children (which sometimes makes no sense given the cost of printing it all anyways) or so they can sell it as brand new. Hearing that your Facebook page was pulled is just awful! (tweeted for you!)

    I definitely prefer to support ethical and moral individuals and will go out of my way to support them. Praying that Facebook reinstates you soon.

  25. Hopefully facebook will review your page and reinstate it for you. I’m sorry people can be so nasty.

  26. I’m so disappointed to hear about this. Happy to tweet and share, and I hope everyone’s is able to help resolve this.

  27. My husband and I decided in 2009 to close our Facebook accounts because it was just too devisive of a platform. I have read articles about vile, disgusting, pronographic FB pages being allow to stay on while good, decent, account users have been kicked off which lends its self to the question, where is Facebooks priorities? Do they not look into these matters?
    Would it really hurt your business and/or blog to not be on FB? I know the good folks probably put weigh the bad but your blog has such a large following at it stands- I don’t know of a homeschooling mom in my area that doesn’t know Confessions of a Homeschooler! :0)
    It’s just a thought. I personally receive your emailed blog posts and have purchased your curriculum before and love it! I constantly recommend you by word of mouth. I hope the situation gets reconciled soon.

    • I agree I don’t like FB at all and I get all post via email, FB I feel is a way that the adversary gets in your home. I am going to delete my FB right now. Thanks for the inspiration:)

    • I have to agree with you Annie, and as much as I would like to leave FB.. none of my friends will switch to Google Plus.. but I have seen pornographic images of naked women/men but I have had a picture and a video of my daughter in a long shirt and underwear(you could only see these if she jumped and her shirt when up which happened once) but it was taken down.. I re-posted them and again they were brought down and I received a message if I keep posting them back up they will take action and ban my account permanently.. I put them on Google plus and nothing happened and my family overseas got to see them.

      Erica, I am soo sorry about this happening but with the way the world is these days and how people can just click and report innocent people.. I am shocked but not shocked at the same time. I am hoping they put your page back up and do the right thing.. but don’t let this bring you down.. you are an amazing person have accomplished alot of things.

  28. I’m so sorry to hear this Erica. I love your blog & am sorry that you even have to deal with people breaking copyright laws & now this… I posted to fb, but if there is anything else we can do please let us know!
    Blessings
    Renata:)

  29. I am so sad to hear this :( I recently deleted myself from a group that “shares” AKA STEALS!!! I shared on my FB wall, I wish I could do more!

  30. Done. Please post if there’s anything else we can do to help! I hope you have a good day, this mess aside.

  31. Erica,
    I am so sorry this has happened. I wish I could help by posting to Facebook, but I don’t have an account on Facebook. Yep, you read that right, :) I might be the only one in the world without an account. All I can do is pray.

    • Maggie,

      You’re not alone. I don’t do facebook, either, for lots of reasons.

      Erica, you are such a blessing to the homeschool community. I love your blog, and check it often. I purchased a couple of your curriculums and love them! Will be buying more for the coming year.

      Hang in there. I hope and pray that your facebook issue will be resolved soon.

    • You are not alone by any means – over 160 million people in America do not have a Facebook account, and that is just in America! ;-)

    • I also do not have a facebook account. I recently tried it for a whopping 3 days because our local homeschool group has a page on there and I wanted info about local events. But after a few days I realized it wasn’t worth it. I hated it, there is no privacy, there’s nothing productive to do on there, and it encourages divisive arguments on all sorts of stuff. I’m extremely active online and in various discussion forums and e-mail groups but I can do without facebook for sure.

      So sorry Erica, this is a shame that people reacted so negatively. You’ve always been so generous with your time and talents, I for one have benefitted greatly from your products and blog posts!

  32. You got it Erica. Going to post this on my facebook page now and I am going to tweet it as well! Good luck and I hope you get reinstated!

  33. So sorry this happened we are all posting away and hope to see you back on soon.

  34. I am so very sorry to hear that this has happened to you. We use and love your LOTW curriculum with our 3 1/2 year old son. He looks forward to the new themes weekly and loves learning his memory verses. He is hearing impaired so we are learning them in ASL and spoken word. He is also very medically complex and we spend a lot of time each week at doctor appointments and therapies. I so appreciate all of the time and energy you have put into creating such inviting studies so that I can teach him at home while meeting his other needs and those of my family.

  35. Sabrina Diane says:

    Done!

    I see this too often on Facebook. They normally come back once they review it. I manage a page for my awareness work and I know it’s easy to upset some no matter how hard you try not to. Just hang in there. The majority really love what you are doing!

  36. I just cannot believe that fellow homeschoolers would do things like this. Violating copyright and online bullying are not ok and I pray that you can get this resolved quickly. I posted to facebook, but I agree with others that you are going to have to go through specific channels and you know, talk to an actual human being. Praying this gets resolved, and that whoever did this to you gets some sort of consequence for making these false accusations!

  37. Seriously? FB shut down your account but they won’t shut down Pedeophiles for Equal Rights….
    sigh.

  38. Andrea Gardner says:

    This is ridiculous. I do not understand how people can do something completely wrong and then get vindictive once they are called out!
    I am so sorry this is happening to you Erica, but I am sure it will be resolved in your favor. Anyone who reads your blog and page know you are a sweet and generous person.
    I tweeted and made a status and will submit feedback to FB on your behalf.

  39. This is absolutely outrageous! I can’t imagine that this could happen?! This just seems like a sick joke, but I know Jill from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom has been talking about this “sharing group” for a while — we will get it back for you!!! xo

  40. I am disgusted by this whole thing!! I am so sorry. That link takes me to my fb homepage. I sent a report to request your account to be reinstated. I don’t know if that will help.

  41. Lisa Russell says:

    Dear Erica,
    I’m very sorry that this has happened to you after the dedication and support that you have given to the homeschooling community far and wide. I support you.
    God Bless
    xo

  42. Every time I try to do anything on Facebook it redirects me to my page!! So I am taking a different approach!! I am posting this on my wall, which will lead back to your blog!! I know this isn’t how you want things to be going!! I believe God has a plan and a reason!! I think you provide an amazing service and are extremely genuine in your reasoning for sharing your love of homeschooling!! So I will choose to forego attempts to get you back on Facebook, since its not working !! But I will post as many links in as many groups to bring more followers to your blog!! Try to focus only on your blog and your readers will bring plenty more readers to your blog!! I just pray you can work on posts and fun things to help us get ready for our next school year, rapidly approaching!! I would hate to send new followers to a page though that has the Facebook stuff everywhere! I believe you need to be supported but want to support you and your ministry not feed the people who are trying to hurt you! I want others to share in posting on their Facebook pages and support what we love about Confessions of a Homeschooler!!! I plan to post later today, so I hope you have time to reconsider this post as your top blog when new people come to your blog!! I hope I don’t sound preachy, I am just looking at it from a different perspective!!!
    What I plan to post: I want to share with all my friends a great resource for teaching your preschoolers as well as homeschoolers!! Erica is a great Christian mom and has amazing tips, ideas, help and support for all ages!!! Please check out her blog here http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/

  43. Sorry Erica. You have my complete support in standing up for what is right. This is a direct attack from the enemy and so we will stand in the gap until it is restored. Press on dear sister.

  44. Sorry to hear this. Going to Facebook now to request reinstatement. You are my favorite blogger and I have learned so much about homeschooling through your blog.

  45. Katherine says:

    I’m so sorry this is happening! I posted your FB post and I shared on my wall. Praying this will be resolved soon. I have been soooo blessed by your website, as I know many others have. Truth will prevail :)

  46. I am embarrassed that fellow homeschoolers would do something so underhanded and trashy. I have shown my support on fb because another mom who reads your blog sent out the call for help. Now when you are reinstated I can like your page and check out your stuff! Honestly, being chronically ill, I prefer the ease of reproductibles, so for primary curriculum we like like to buy workbooks from the teacher supply store, but it means we miss out on nice curriculum like yours. Those free printable sound nice though.

  47. I saw another FB go through this recently and she spent weeks trying to contact facebook to get her page reinstated. She struggled to get a live person to respond. Eventually, she discovered a backdoor route by reporting her page as hacked and asking them to allow her access back in. They unlocked her account and reinstated it automatically. It was the only way she was able to get anyone to take action with her page.

    I am so sorry you are going through this. The good Lord has your back though, and will help you find a solution in His perfect timing. Remember, He is in complete control. In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for what may well become an amazing testimony through this trial. Praise Him through the storm and have faith. *hugs*

  48. Was so sad to read your troubles.
    Truth be told our family went from individual fb accounts to a shared family page.
    (8 to 10 of us throughout a year. Not all of us have time.)
    The whole thing with fb is turning dark. We have seriously considered dropping it because there are far better ways to keep in touch. Google? Pinterest? Direct emails?
    Sad everyday you hear more stories of good wholesome folks being punished and yet evil seems to keep right on trucking along. Hang in there, we’ll keep you in our morning prayers. Also its hard to tell if fb will reinstate you or like many others you will have to start a new page. I shared your plight with my homeschooling friends. HTH’s.

  49. Any posts on FB on your behalf are being deleted. I’m so sorry and all I can do is pray for you but most importantly for those that have acted out this way…so truly sad.

    This was posted on my wall this morning: “If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.” – Corrie ten Boom

    Praying…

  50. This is so crazy! Will do whatever I can to help you out! I can not believe that there are fellow homeschoolers out there that would do this to someone. What does this teach their kids? Seriously. Crazy. Hope everything gets resolved for you soon!

  51. Shared on my personal page, but for some reason it won’t let me share on my blog page! So wrong! i hope they fix it soon!

  52. I’m so sorry to hear all this. I’m not on Facebook (for reasons several others outlined above) so there’s nothing I can do on that front. However, your family will be in my prayers. I hope this is resolved quickly and you realize what a blessing you and your blog are to so many homeschool families out there, mine included. Thank you!

  53. Kristyn Porter says:

    This is just awful!!! The enemy has come to steal, kill and destroy!!! I have shared this post and my support on facebook! I love your site!

  54. Paula Michele Hafner says:

    I Tweeted. This isn’t right!

  55. So sorry Erica! I posted it to my FB…hope it helps. I absolutely LOVE your site and have purchased a lot of your curriculum, it has helped my boys so much. Your prices are so reasonable and you offer so much for free, I can’t believe that people are sharing it. Thanks for all you do, your amazing! Hope this all goes away soon.

  56. I sent an email directly to Facebook asking that your page be reinstated and explained my reasons. I truly hope this will be resolved ASAP.

  57. My friend recently went through this with her site, Beggar’s Daughter. She emailed Facebook and since it was something as ridiculous as what you are going through, they reinstated her.
    Since this is concerning copyright infringement as well, they should be all over it. Additionally, I would report that group to them as they are trading your products illegally.

  58. I just posted it to my FB wall. I really hope you get your page back!

  59. I don’t use Facebook anyway. I am in support of people not supporting Facebook. I don’t think that not being on Facebook will harm you in anyway. You were successful before, and you don’t need Facebook. I say drop them.

  60. Karleen Mauldin says:

    Passed around the info. to every homeschool group I know of! And like one post said, above, there may be more “publicity” now for Confessions of a Homeschooler!!

    Could someone post “how to” email Facebook about this situation? Perhaps a flood of POSITIVE emails about CofAH will help!!

  61. Jennifer W says:

    This is terrible and so childish. I am so sorry you are dealing with this. Thanks for all you do!! And goodluck :) I am not a homeschooling mom but I love your blog and all the help you give to the homeschooling community. I try my best to work with my little guy at home as much as possible because he is a hands on learner and its hard for the schools to work with that. I use your blog to help me help him :) As a matter of fact I just purchased the Carson-Dellosa Summer Bridge Activity Book you mentioned a few blogs ago to help keep us up and going through the summer. So, you are also a huge blessing to us working moms as well!!

  62. Oh wow, I am sorry this is going on for you. Your products are so inexpensive that nobody should have a problem purchasing them as well as the many freebies you offer. I hope things get cleared up soon and those infringing on copyright laws get trouble in return.
    I have a personal fb page that I rarely visit, but for my blog I have chosen to not use fb. I use twitter sometimes and love pinterest. I just don’t have the time to devote to facebook nor do I like many of the things I see there.
    Hopefully this won’t be a big deal for you and will get fixed.
    Thanks for everything you do Erica.

  63. :(

  64. As a digital artist, I’m very aware of how easy it is for my work to be “borrowed”. I thought your blog was smart and appropriate. You didn’t name any names and I’m saddened that Facebook would listen to a complaint before contacting you. Basically, they considered you guilty without a trial! I’ve posted your linkin support of reinstating you. Thanks for all your hard work and the resources you provide those of us who homeschool.

  65. Michelle W says:

    I don’t comment a lot but I LOVE your blog and FB page – thank YOU for all that you do and for standing up for what is RIGHT!!! Praying for you! (and I shared post on fb)

  66. Katie Bjorklund says:

    I’m so sorry. I sent an email directly to facebook. I hope your page gets reinstated soon.

  67. I copied and pasted on my fb page, is that all I need to do?

  68. Jennifer Spencer says:

    I shared on my fb page! I’m sorry and I support your page!

  69. shared sorry this has happened how awful!

  70. I wrote them an email. I felt like, even though we have never met, you were my first homeschool friend. You have always keep it real and always sharing so much and being so generous with your time and talents. You give so much so freely that I find this situation unbelievable. Any way, you and your family are in my prayers and hopefully a resolution will come soon.

  71. I am so sorry this happened to you, I think sometimes people lash out and do terrible things. I pray that they re-instate everything for you and my prayers and thoughts are with you.

  72. Liz Reveal says:

    Erica,
    I totally support you in every way and do not agree at all that your fb page was taken down but maybe this door closed so another door God wants open….I personally have not been on FB that much because of stuff like this…So I have gone over to Google + and it is a lot better than FB. Plus if I was you go and create a new facebook…..There is always ways around FB….

  73. Perhaps these things happen because it allows us to take a hard look at what is happening on FB. Perhaps God wants you to reevaluate time suckers….you are probably losing sleep over this and you are probably having a hard time pushing this to the back of your mind. You are a hard worker and you have blessed many of us that follow your website. Is FB truly the body of your ministry or could it be added to the list of “time suckers” that should be let go? They suck time from what really matters the most…God and His calling on our lives. Blessings, Ally

  74. In the land of the internet and, more specifically, Facebook, we see that there is no such thing as the First Amendment complete with Freedom of Speech. I have recently been blocked by Facebook and not allowed to post to any pages for similar reasons. Public policing is never good policy as it upholds collectivist ideals. That being said, I have to agree with Allison (comment #73). There’s so much more to life than Facebook fools us into.

  75. Erica,
    So wonderful to see and read all of the support! I am new to your blog and since mid school year 12-13 I have been following you. Started off as just a place for me to get some amazing ideas for my amazing five kiddos :-) and now I am tackling this coming school year as a homeschool mom for a preschooler, pre-k, and 4th grader!! (the other two will remain in public school for now)
    I was confused at first reading the post about copyright, but knew it was just a friendly reminder to all to be honest. Sad to see the retaliation, however, I know you will be back “on” before you know it. Don’t be disheartened, this to shall pass…. And it will only serve to make you stronger and wiser for the future with your blog, FB page, followers, family and more!
    See you on soon. Prayers for a peaceful mind during this fun time…
    Carleen
    Th

  76. We are here to support you Erica! Hope this gets fixed soon and sorry this happened to you!

  77. stacy weiner says:

    I am not sure if this will help…the people behind the scenes don’t even know what they are doing. Erica our family has been down this road…PRAY AND FIGHT. that’s the only thing that helped us. It will work out I know it will. Sometimes I really do hate cyber space.

  78. Erica,

    I have been following you for several YEARS!! I just recently liked your FB page. Sooo, my point is that FB is not necessarily something you need to touch all of us out there. Yes, it does help. My husband owns a small business and we use it quite a bit. But, everything that I have ever read about you and your wonderful tips, journey, etc. has been from your blog posting. Rest assured, you are supported by so many out there!! This will work out. Take care and keep up the great work.

  79. Trust God that he will direct FB moderators to see the truth and deal with it legally. Other than that, remember that FB isn’t your real online real estate, your blog is. Honestly, FB isn’t everything.

  80. Hi Erica,
    I just stopped in to tell you that I was linking to your site in my new blog’s “Educational” section. So sorry to see the hassles you’re having with FB. This must be quite stressful for you – but it’s nice to see you have so many loyal followers.
    Thanks for the lovely blogplanner – I downloaded one for myself and one is for my daughter.
    Best wishes.
    Kathy.

  81. I have prayed long and hard about Facebook over the last few months and this action has solidified my decision to permanently delete my account. I have had your blog bookmarked for over 2 years now and FB has become a bitter place where I am constantly left flabbergasted by the actions of people and the company itself. While I feel this is an incredibly unjust thing to happen to you, I agree with everyone else that your blog is your ministry and we all check it daily….or at least I do (even the fun nail polish one!!!!) Blessing to you.

  82. Sorry you lost your account, I honestly hope they reinstate it, but copying and sharing things in the world is so easy people sometimes don’t even know that they are doing anything wrong. BTW do you own that Facebook logo at the top of your post…

    • You do not need to own a trademarked logo to use it in a blog post. It would fall under fair use, and there is plenty of precedence for this. Also, just because something is easy to do does not make it right or excusable.

  83. So sorry that this is happening. I’m sure that FB will see the whole issue and let your page go back up(may take some time but I’m sure it will happen). We can all just say a little prayer for the people who did this. Your blog and facebook page have been an amazing support to me so praying that things will calm down and go back to normal.

  84. I don’t understand what was so bad about that blog post? Am I missing something?

  85. Erica,

    I’m am so so sorry that you’re having these problems with your things being stolen!!! I don’t have a FB account but wanted to let you know that your site is an invaluable source of information and I can’t thank you enough for making it available to all of us!! You’re an amazing woman. Strength and Courage to you as you battle through this.

    Blessing to you my sister,
    Amber
    Missionary to Thailand

  86. It looks like your FB was re-instated and I thought was a super awesome but I don’t know?

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