I can’t find the words to describe the pressures of being responsible for my child’s care, safety, and happiness. It flips from teaching her a new song to correcting her feet as we walk to the park, to completing exercises for OT at the dinner table all in what is a seamless day. I am … Continue reading A New Normal
We have been safely staying home as most of the country. I can’t say enough about how busy our home has been. Keeping Sophia safe, working from home, as well as taking care of the household has been exhausting. Yet we manage to have as many dance parties, walks in the park, and cuddle days … Continue reading Day by Day
Hello! It's been a busy end of summer. I moved, started a new job, and began the back to school hustle with Sophia. Momma is tired. I did my best to get us off to a great start and work out the kinks. I was very conscious of my limits and listened to my body … Continue reading Purposeful Pause
I’m stepping out here believing in MYSELF! A bold sentence, a big step forward for me. I knew with starting over I did not want to live a life of restrictions or in the shadows of what happened in the past. Yes, I’m starting over but I come with a lot of valuable gems for … Continue reading Bold Step Forward
Every parent deserves a break. I mean every parent does their best to keep their child safe, happy and cared for. Yet, when your child’s care turns into a 24-hours around the clock shifts alone its exhausting. Like new baby exhaustion, except when your time Is done watching your child you have to get up … Continue reading Moment of TRUTH
This weekend was another milestone for Sophia. We went to the mall without her wheelchair. What an emotional experience it was. I feel incredibly proud of her, making her way down the foyer just holding my hand. I was aware of everything around us. I wanted to protect her from onlookers and people who walk … Continue reading Mall Gladness
Life throws curves our way daily and the choice is yours to respond radically with solutions, or in panic and despair. This happened to me this week with a situation I didn’t anticipate. I had an interview set for 5PM on Monday, the time which my daughter is usually picked up from the bus by … Continue reading Oh, The Places We Will GO!
Boy has things been arising to strip me of my peace! In these moments I dig deep in myself and push through. I rely on faith, guided by meditation and prayer to face the day’s task. Yet, no amount of peace seeking can deter you from adversity. I am getting through my experience of facing … Continue reading TLC (Tender Love and Care)