Here is a very creative way to not only learn about emotions/coping skills/self regulation, but help identify how and when to use them. A fellow mama and FASD advocate, creator of Team Love - a group for connecting families living with FASD - made this resource after being told about a bus metaphor for emotions. … Continue reading Who is driving your bus?
2018 Update Although the Family Check-Up Model profiled is 2017 is still a positive parenting and prevention program (and information remains below), I came across the above program which sounded interesting and was available to families with all ages - even adults - which I found exciting. Although based in B.C. (Canada), the website states … Continue reading Day 39 of 99 Days to FASDay: L.I.F.E. Sessions and Family Check Ups
DAY 38 of 99 Days to FASDay: Positive Parenting Interventions for FASD
While helping the maiden clean her room this week, we came across this little booklet I had made for her when she was nine. We read through it and had a good laugh. It was made as a quiet activity for her to do in the morning if she woke up before me. I had … Continue reading The Maiden’s Guideline’s for Good Behaviour
Once ~ we walked the earth and our bodies were strong. Once ~ we started each day with grateful breaths and grateful thanks for all around us. Once ~ we used medicines, prayers and ceremonies that cured any sickness we had. Now it is different. We climb an unknown mountain searching for fresh air. We … Continue reading Sacred Breath