The Blocks are Ready

The blocks are ready.  They are prepared, once again, to pile up, fall, be shared and questioned.  The blocks will tell a story; a story of dreams and expectations.  They will also tell a tale about of how unexpected circumstances and unplanned events can dramatically impact life. Today, the blocks [...]

Preventing lunch in the Washroom: Increasing Your Advocacy Skills

“Hey Lisa, I don’t want to alarm you, but I think Eric was having his lunch in the washroom today.” “What????” I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.  Lunch in the washroom?  It couldn’t be true.  Could it? I immediately called the school to ask for a meeting to find [...]

Living Outside Your Comfort Zone: Parenting a Child with a Disability

“I wish my child is diagnosed with a disability”.  Have you ever heard anyone say that? When your child is diagnosed with a disability, you are automatically out of your comfort zone.  Shocked, stunned, and upset, you have no choice but to move forward.  In an instant, the life you [...]