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Raising or caring for someone with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a challenge but also rewarding.

Here you will find stories, support and links to resources to help you in your journey.

If you are in Ontario we need your help right now with Bill 44 (formerly Bill 191) an act to amend the Education Act. Check out the latest blog post about the Bill: What a week for FASD in Ontario for more information.

Our Sacred Breath is about an adoption story, learning to love and celebrate the gift of my daughter.

Click on the FASD Life Blog button above to view the blog.

Click FASD on the Web to find useful links and I am the Mother to find out more about the author.


2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of International FASD Awareness Day. It started in 1999 (by two Canadians and an American) as an idea to recognize the 9 months of pregnancy on September 9 each year and has spread around the globe. For the last few years I have participated in Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD – a grassroots movement that leads up to FASDay.

Check out Day 27 of 99 Days to FASDay: Focus on the Positive; Let Your Red Shoes Rock or Day 50 of 99 Days: The birth of FASDay .

From June 1 – September 9, 2017, I shared 99 things about FASD – tips, information, quotes and facts as part of my participation in the 2017 Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD campaign. Click here to find the first 99 Days to 9/9 post. Click 99 Days to 9/9 FASDay: Master Post for links to all 99 Days.

Stay tuned for 2018 plans! I am working on a collaboration with another mom (and FASD advocate) and we have some exciting ideas we are investigating!

If you want some ideas for 2018 and history, check out: FASDay

To understand the title of the site, check out Sacred Breath.