I’m hearing a mixture of reports from my friends, clients, and family on whether or not everyone is looking forward to or dreading the arrival of “historic blizzard of 2015″. I’m going to against the grain and embrace this. I’m excited. I’m looking forward to it. Before you call me crazy, let me plead my case: […]
Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” I try not to sugarcoat when things get hard at our home. There’s a lot of worry and dedication and time and patience and sleepless nights that go into raising a child with special needs. But there’s […]
As an occupational therapy assistant (OTA), I find myself doing my best to help parents through tricky times in their lives. You read my blog….I, obviously, don’t have all the answers all the time. But I do find myself giving out these five tidbits over and over again. No, they don’t have to do with […]
It was that terrible hour before bed. The hour where I proclaim all electronics are off limits and my children must use their toys or their imagination or both, oh the horrors. Brian needed a shower and he begrudgingly entered the bathroom, still on the cusp of being angry over the no-electronics lock-down. We’ve been […]
Life isn’t always the pretty posed family portrait in front of the red door with a wreath. Sometimes, it’s ugly and not fun. Thankfully those are just moments in the bigger picture of a pretty great life. Just in case, you thought I had it all together and you were wondering why you didn’t- never fear, I don’t. Here’s a glimpse of one of those very real afternoons/evenings where nothing goes right.