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Back on Track I hope

Crazy Hair photo shoot

Crazy Hair photo shoot (Photo credit: J Jackson Photography)

 

I have had the best of intentions this week of maintaining my normal blogging schedule but things had gotten a little crazy. Continue reading

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The Little blogger that could

I am sorry I didn’t update yesterday it was a busy weekend so I figured you guys wouldn’t mind if I missed a day. Continue reading

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family life doesn’t stop because of life with cerebral palsy

Mother's Day card

Mother's Day card (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I decided to write this as a way to say happy Mother’s Day weekend all. Spend some time this weekend enjoying family life. Just because it’s Mother’s day weekend shouldn’t change how you interact in terms of family life but simply acts as a nice reminder. Happy Mother’s day everyone Continue reading

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When I realized that my readers are people too

In the beginning of this journey, the blogging journey that is, I spent countless hours trying to establish if I was successful and then what made me successful. I still don’t know the answer the only thing I can I know is people are staying on my site for two minutes or more now.  the one thing I did note when I started this journey was that I would be one in a very small niche.  There are few bloggers who write about their lives with cerebral palsy, often it’s the parents or caregivers doing the blogging.  Continue reading

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Three things I have learned living with spasticity

Muscles and other structures of wrist and palm

Muscles and other structures of wrist and palm (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Three things I have learned living with spasticity Continue reading

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disabled parenting

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moro reflex and startle reflex finding understanding

Moro reflex

Moro reflex (Photo credit: kungfujen Via Flickr)

This post comes out of a recent comment I received:”Have your issues with (startle reflex) remained pretty steady, or do you notice fluctuations?” I thought that my answer would probably be too in depth to simply call for a response. I would first like to explain something before I actually answer the question. It is my understanding that the technical term for the above mentioned startle reflex is actually moro reflex, I use both terms interchangeably on this blog. Continue reading

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story helps create understanding for people

As people we have one thing in common, we all have a story. In looking for inspiration for tonight’s post I typed thought-provoking questions into Google. And I am intrigued by a few of them. Not so much by the questions themselves but the brainstorming that came from them. I think why I am so passionate about this blog is not just because it offers others insights into a world of life with cerebral palsy. I am a lover of story, that being said I don’t overly enjoy reading. Up until grade 10 my mother read to me nightly and I still to this day make a habit of downloading both audio and eBooks’ from the library. Some of the fondest memories are the stories my grandmothers would share with me as a child. This love of learning about human-kind showed itself again when I was a volunteer and a co-op student in high school. As a co-op student I spent four out of five afternoons a week at a nursing home where I also happened to volunteer one evening a week. As a student, I was charged with the task of getting to know each resident’s background and enter it into the computer it was there later added to their personal record at the nursing home. In doing this it gave the very busy staff a chance to get to know the residence on a deeper level then often the time that they had would otherwise allow. People are fascinating to me and the people I have “met” through writing this blog are no exception to that! Continue reading

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hard drive backups learn from this story

Toshiba 1 TB 2.5" External USB Hard Disk ...

Toshiba 1 TB 2.5" External USB Hard Disk Drive (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Remember how I was talking about the hard drive I bought? Usually, I have this idea of what meaningful posts are to you all and tonight I will admit that I am not satisfied with my own work – as I sit here typing this post it is past my self-made nightly deadline.  But, I wanted to tell you all a story. Continue reading

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