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.
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.
FASD and Sleep
Sometimes as caregivers we forget to get curious or are tired or busy until things begin to escalate. Or we get complacent (or hopeful) that when things are going well we can step back a bit. I was reminded of this recently when the maiden came to me complaining about nightmares and not sleeping well.
The Maiden’s Guideline’s for Good Behaviour
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
I am grateful that I am still loved this way.
Many children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder present “younger” in some skill sets developmentally compared to peers of the same physical age. This can be awkward when you are out somewhere and your 15 year old is acting like an eight year old and people are staring - because outwardly she "looks typical" but her disability … Continue reading I am grateful that I am still loved this way.
Four Mantras for Parenting a Child with FASD
I was browsing Pinterest this morning looking for graphic inspiration to represent FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder). I didn't find anything that spoke to me, but it did lead me to the following chart, which shows what life may be like for an 18 year old with FASD. FASD describes a range of lifelong disabilities … Continue reading Four Mantras for Parenting a Child with FASD
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