Ever have one of those days? One of those weeks? Months? Years? You simply do not know where you are going to get the strength to take one more step forward! The questions, answers, and everything else is so overwhelming, suffocating in fact, and there seems to be no end in sight . . .… Continue reading All it takes . . .
Teaching children with developmental delays can be challenging when we do not know what our options are. Early intervention is recognized today as essential to increased learning potential for children with special needs, from autism to Down Syndrome. Yet, when my son was little, options were limited. Thankfully, we were introduced to the onset of… Continue reading Learning through Play
Acceptance. A perception of being a part of something, as in taken in, wanted, and/or desired in company, belonging, or gathered with the whole. Simple and paradoxically complex. I've not talked with, observed, or heard of anyone who did not want to be accepted. Of course there are places, people, and things we want no… Continue reading Acceptance
We all find ourselves frustrated at times. We all struggle. We all feel exasperation on occasions when something simply doesn't go the way we thought it should. That is part of the experience we endure being human. Overcoming frustration can be challenging. To begin to climb the mountain, or mole hills, of frustration, I've learned… Continue reading Frustration