As all the posts were appearing today, I couldn’t help but reflect on FASD and the continuing stigma and misunderstanding that not only my daughter faces but women caregivers and birth moms. There were posts that said women deserve to be recognized every day. Yes they do. But I also think having different ways to … Continue reading International Women’s Day and FASD
The information for Day 89 is used with the permission of CanFASD - I encourage you to visit their webpage to download a copy of the PDF Document which includes references for each of the components. 10 Fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective The following ten fundamental components of FASD … Continue reading Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention
Many people with FASD have strengths which mask their cognitive challenges.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOeQUwdAjE0 This is one of the most powerful videos I have seen in a long time - if ever. Just under 19 minutes. Anyone considering fostering or adopting or looking after any child removed from their birth family needs to see this film. Although it is well produced and the child's words may not really … Continue reading ReMoved – a child goes into foster care
Today began something I could have never anticipated. The maiden, the mother and the crone are all embarking on a one week journey of mindful-based meditation. Together! This is a journey I have been experimenting with for over a year - but seeking all my life. For my daughter, the maiden, she has dabbled in … Continue reading 1 Week 1 Goal: Meditate Daily