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2 amazing keys to improving social relationships

Social relationships can be a challenge for everyone, I think that one of the hardest things about having a physical disability, is that it is visible. The harsh reality of society, is that it is the norm for most consciously … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

In honour of Valentine’s Day I thought I would share a family Valentines tradition from when I was a child. if you like my content why not help me out by joining my mailing list its free

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What I Learned Growing Up In Canadian Winters

Canadian winters means: snow, cold temperatures, and for me an internal coldness for me. The thing that goes hand-in-hand with that is tight muscles. This realization means that I learned my personal limits and to listen to my body. if … Continue reading

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When Others Offer Help

It occurred to me, that people are for the most part kind and willing to help when they see the need arise. There has been numerous times where people have seen me and my family out in public, and offered … Continue reading

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Why I need an advocate for my child

An advocate is a great tool for any family with a child who has a disability. I had an advocate fairly early in my educational career. The role of this person was to essentially act as a second set of … Continue reading

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two kisses for maddy: a book review

One of my blogging inspirations is Matt Logelin, now I have written about him several times before but I am writing today to talk about his book.  For you that don’t know the backstory Matt become a single parent suddenly … Continue reading

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camp helped me find respite

I love camp, I know I have written on this topic in the past but I think its an important one.  I feel it important for parents and families to take times of respite. But how? if you like my … Continue reading

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getting me to talk at school

Okay so this post comes from the inspiration of this post.  When I was little I attended school at a local children’s rehab centre.  As part of my schooling I would attend therapy. if you like my content why not … Continue reading

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circle of friends

Recently I was introduced to the concept of circle of friends a concept that intrigued me and then later the kind of upset me. if you like my content why not help me out by joining my mailing list its … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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