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
Tag: caregiver challenges
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.
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
Senior Caregivers Supporting Adults with FASD
I recently finished participation in a six-month support and education group for "older" parents and caregivers of adults with FASD called the Ontario Senior Caregiver Action Network for FASD (OSCAN). They recently released a Resource Guide and announced a new Group.
Are you hitting the wall during COVID-19?
Why not try leaning instead? How are you doing? We’ve passed the one year mark for living in a global pandemic and I don’t know about you, but I have been feeling very alone and struggling to keep my anxiety down and my motivation up. I haven’t written much here about life in the pandemic. … Continue reading Are you hitting the wall during COVID-19?
Day 47 of 99 Days to FASDay: Caregiver Challenges
In 2019, FASD Advocate and Author Jeff Noble asked caregivers of individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to share their real life hopes and challenges. He compiled their answers to three questions in a 10 minute video, which he then showed at a conference filled with people who worked in the FASD field. It was … Continue reading Day 47 of 99 Days to FASDay: Caregiver Challenges
Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay: Strategies and Self Care for FASD Caregivers
Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay brings a resource of strategies for caregivers by caregivers. Today's graphic highlights only three general strategies provided in this great resource 2017 Parent Retreat Strategies put together by the FASD Network of Saskatchewan (Canada). I only highlighted three of the general strategies, but the booklet (click on the link above) … Continue reading Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay: Strategies and Self Care for FASD Caregivers
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