Below is my favorite posts in no real order
Blogging to me in recent times has become a community building experience. All my life I felt invisible in social settings. I am an outspoken person, perhaps to make up for that a little bit.
The people who have been advising lifeofthedifferentlyabled about her blog have told her that she needs to give a face and a name to her blog so I am going to introduce you to her.
Tonight whilst reading a fellow cerebral palsy blog,
I am reminded how much I hate snow, how much I would love to travel and the anxieties that come from the very thought of that concept. I’ve heard far too many horror stories from my friends. I wish to think that some of these stories are simply folk lore but I am not so sure sometimes.
Since I started my blog and embarked on the automatic syndication it never worked for me. people that follow me on Facebook take note every single post that you have read via that Facebook feed was manually entered by me! I know I know, before you techies start telling me that it can be done in Facebook automatically like it is in twitter, I did have the feed linked to the notes section on my blog’s fan page. Continue reading
If you have read my blog before it moved you will remember my posting schedule. Should I bring it back? why or why not?
I know that some of you know my child (now a young adult) through her blog and that some of you are mothers who are reading it. Life with lifeofthedifferentlyabled has not always been easy. Continue reading
Last evening (Sunday) one of my best friends, her mom, and I, had the delightful experience of seeing Mr. Bryan Adams live in concert. The concert was beautiful and acoustic. It was basically Bryan with an acoustic guitar and a guy on piano. If you get a chance to see him in concert I highly recommend it. Continue reading
There isn’t much explaination required
1. Built a community
2. Shared experiences go a long way
3. You are not alone 24 hours a day the blog and comments are here (this is even true for me!) Continue reading
A note from lifeofthedifferentlyabled
I have asked Jo to write what it is like to have a special needs child and she so kindly wrote the following
I’m Jo, mom of six – year – old Monkey Boy. He’s a bright, happy little guy who enjoys Star Wars, baseball, hockey, playing his drums, and learning about sharks. He plans to be a marine biologist when he grows up, but he definitely has a future in writing or stand – up comedy if he changes his mind.
In addition to all of my son’s wonderful qualities, he also happens to be a stroke survivor. Indeed, you read that correctly – my young son had a stroke, which was diagnosed shortly before his first birthday. As a result, he has left – sided hemiplegia, a form of cerebral palsy. Continue reading