We Survived!

  The lead up to the holiday season was a tough one this year.  I had so many appointments and things on my “to do” list, I was feeling pretty overwhelmed.  Honestly, I didn’t get everything done that I set out to do and I’m OK with this....

Resolutions. Why I don’t make them.

This is the time of year that many people come up with a new goal or a big plan for the new year. I don’t do this. What??? No New Year goal? Yup, that right. I am not a New Year’s resolutions kind of person. I am a moments person. Don’t misunderstand...

The Diagnosis

What We Knew My husband and I adopted three children separately through the foster system within our own province.  We knew they would have had a harder start to life and most likely have some challenges. We both felt, that with our experience and knowledge, adopting...

You ARE a Superhero!

I have read a few posts now on social media sites where parents, of children with disabilities, feel less than or unexceptional.  They have put it out there that they have limitations or not all of the answers and at times overwhelmed.  A few people have even said...

Clutter and Chaos

There is a saying: “Clutter in your physical surroundings will clutter your mind and spirit.”  In our case, having children that struggle with a nonverbal disability and a brain based disorder, this statement would hold true. I find that when their...

Turbulent Transitions

Yes, we are homeschoolers, well for the most part.  My daughter is now in grade 12 and is in the public system and my sons do a blended approach.  They go to class 2 days a week. With the new school year here, we are now at a new beginning.  New beginnings bring new...