Feeling heard. Sharing. Creating solutions together. – A six word story, by Carrie Mamantov Celebrate the wins, however small. I don’t know who said it first, but I say it often. And in our world of daily challenges and baby steps for milestones, seeing and feeling like progress is happening feels good. Honestly, it feelsContinue reading “Six word story: Together”
Warning: the first video could be a trigger for people with visual sensitivities. What is your favorite view? Think about why it really sticks with you. Is it the sounds or smells? Maybe it’s the colors? Are you calm or excited? This is one of my daughter’s favorite views. It both stimulates and calms her,Continue reading “Normalizing sensory needs, A call to action”
This week’s self reflection comes from spending a lot of time working up the courage to put my ideas out there for the Internet archives to remember forever. I’ve been asking myself why do I put so much weight on sharing these big ideas for change. I’ve outlined in my head all my reasons forContinue reading “Six word story: Courageous”
As I continue to hone my goals for building out a little corner of the Internet here, I debate about how much people want to hear me think out loud. Regardless of how that shakes out, I do believe my purpose is to help parents, and professionals in this space, develop their communication skills. IContinue reading “Fueling visible change with communications”
If you’ve never written a six word story, it is sometimes used as a creative exercise or a kind of small group sharing activity. As I have spent time with my thoughts more and beaten myself up that I don’t know how to self care… yes ironic, I know… I have realized I DO selfContinue reading “Six word story: Move”
Effective relationships look different in the corporate world compared to personal relationships. However, neither of those fit this space where we live as special needs parents. Which leaves this really unique, gaping hole for those of us who have to be very personal, but on a professional playing field — with teachers and therapists and doctors and child life specialists.