I saw this quote recently and I started to make a post and stopped. I was going to share it and comment how I started this blog (and Facebook page) to share resources and our journey … success, practical, mundane, but more importantly the challenges. Not as vents or complaints, but as a way to … Continue reading Living is a thing you practice
Category: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Random Acts of Kindness Day
In honour of Random Acts of Kindness Day, I am sharing a free colouring page. You can be kind to yourself and take some time out to colour it or share with someone else.
Let’s Recolour Blue Monday
Have you heard today is Blue Monday? Have you also heard that it isn’t true? It was an advertising gimmick to sell holidays. Interesting that one of the reasons people were said to be blue, was because of finances after Christmas. Tell me how going on a holiday, spending more money, is going to cure … Continue reading Let’s Recolour Blue Monday
What is the average life expectancy for individuals with FAS?
What is the average life expectancy for individuals with FAS? An old research report keeps surfacing that is misleading and does not have enough data to make a broad statement. Read this post to find out about it and how you can respond. #fasd
Are you ready for a reset?
This time of year for many is a transition point. We are leaving one year behind and starting another. A perfect time to reset routines. This Caregiver Routine Reset isn't about Resolutions, it's about moving forward into the new year slowly and with intention. Every Sunday you will be invited to explore a different practice to help you reconnect with your authentic self.
Never be too old to search the skies on Christmas Eve
May you never be too old to search the skies on Christmas Eve or find the magic in the season.
National Framework for FASD Bill S-253 Passes 2nd Reading
Hon. Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia moved second reading of Bill S-253, an Act respecting a national framework for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Still a long way to become law, but exciting to see it discussed in Senate. See post for the transcript / Hansard and video of the 20 minute presentation.
It’s OK To Be You Book Review
Living Well with FASD or Other Disabilities by Kenny LaJoy The description on the back of the book states: (This book) is written by someone who lives with FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) and who understands the struggles of living with this disability on a daily basis. Kenny talks about his journey towards acceptance and … Continue reading It’s OK To Be You Book Review
FASD: A Tale Told in 9 Ts
September has been a busy month as advocates, individuals, caregivers, organizations and professionals came together to raise the profile of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. We all know that advocacy and awareness will not stop as the month ends, but a special month does provide increased exposure. I participate in a variety of activities year round, … Continue reading FASD: A Tale Told in 9 Ts
A lesson on grief and trauma from Gabor Maté
I registered to watch a webinar tonight with David Kessler and Dr. Gabor Maté on grief and trauma. He was promoting his new book The Myth of Normal. Which was the reason I registered. It was only an hour and I planned to watch while the maiden was on a call with her worker. The … Continue reading A lesson on grief and trauma from Gabor Maté
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