Today, on this 9th day of the 9th month at the 9th hour, International FASD Awareness Day, we are encouraged to stop, reflect on and share the message of no alcohol for nine months during pregnancy (049) to bring attention to the risks of prenatal exposure to alcohol. I wondered how I would end the … Continue reading FASDay: What are you grateful for?
Today for many students, it's back to school after the summer break. For the maiden as well. Only she is off to College. So Day 4 on my Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD journey is dedicated to my daughter. Because after all, she is the whole reason I started this journey. Before she came … Continue reading Red Shoes Rock Day 5: Back to School
Day 2 of the Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD awareness campaign brought my red shoes across a suspension bridge. Bridges support safe passage over an obstacle. Like a bridge, I support the maiden and help her navigate the obstacles she faces each day. Bridges can also be a symbol to connect services, mandates … Continue reading Day 2: Red Shoes Rock: Bridging the Gap
2018 Update: Last year, each of these components were described for days 89-98. However we decided to combine them this year into one day and provide different information for the next 9 days. Stay tuned! The information for Day 89 is used with the permission of CanFASD - I encourage you to visit their webpage … Continue reading Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention
We have just passed the halfway point at Day 50 of 99 Days to FASDay! I hope you are enjoying and learning from the tips, quotes and stats shared so far - and with 49 more days to go there is a lot more to cover. When I decided to do this 99 day journey … Continue reading Day 50 of 99 Days: The birth of FASDay