I started this blog in May of 2020, while working as the Lead Coach and Educator for Brain Fit Academy Inc.

Currently, I am happy to say that I am continuing with this blog (and all the amazing work that I write about!) with just one change- I now operate under my own company- Brain FUNdamentals LLC!

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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 … Continue reading Mothers

I Envy You

In this post, I speak for me (both from the past and in the present) but I also speak for others with whom this resonates. Often, it seems like the only people who understand what having a child with special needs is like- are those who also have a child with special needs. I see … Continue reading I Envy You

Walking the Loop

In a previous post titled “Out of the Loop“, I talked about “The Learning Loop” and how it relates to us and our children. If you haven’t read it yet, I suggest you read that post now in order to fully understand what I’m about to say. For a quick synopsis, if you look at … Continue reading Walking the Loop


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 … Continue reading Real

Stand Fors

The other night, my friend and I were creating vision boards. In case you aren’t familiar, a vision board is a collage of pictures, words, sayings, etc. that people usually create at the beginning of a new year. It’s a visual way of reminding yourself what you want for the upcoming year and helping to … Continue reading Stand Fors


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