In honour of Valentine’s Day I thought I would share a family Valentines tradition from when I was a child.
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.
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
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
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
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?
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.
Recently I was introduced to the concept of circle of friends a concept that intrigued me and then later the kind of upset me.
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
I am not a parent, but I am the child with the disability. My own experience I would guess rings true for many families who have a child with a disability: you know, where you are on-call for your child … Continue reading