Safety

“I feel safe in here”, stated my 8 year old client. She had just finished wrapping herself up in blankets and sheets that were in the space where we were working. Now first of all, you need to understand how this was actually a pivotal moment for this little girl. You see, 5 months ago when I first started working with this little one, she … Continue reading Safety

Mothers

If you are in the United States, then you will know that today is Mother’s Day. It’s a day to honor mothers and all that they do for their families and their children. Often, the first contact I have with a family comes from the mother. Is it due to the general “nurturing” aspect of a woman? Or is it due to the fact that … Continue reading Mothers

Real

The other day, I posted this picture on my Brain FUNdamentals Facebook page. I’ve been thinking about this quote ever since then and about what it really means to be a “real” parent. I’ve written other posts about how I, myself struggle with being the parent of a special needs child. I’ve written about how I can relate to families I work with because I … Continue reading Real