Month: November 2017

Mom life: I’m an Epilepsy Mom

One of the hardest things I ever have to do as a mother is being a patient parent to my son.  The minute he was born, I knew he was different.  He was born fast and furious and did not slow down.  As a baby, […]

Hosting the Holidays after a Head Injury..Survival Tips

If you told me nine years ago that I’d be hosting Holidays fairly seamlessly, I would have laughed and wondered how I could possibly host Holidays when I don’t even cook dinner.  I was a workaholic and caught up in my career (not a bad […]


My favorite thing about blogging is the people I am meeting along this journey.  Living life beyond a head injury hasn’t been easy, but the people I have met along the way have been my silver lining to my accident. I am leaning on them […]

Join me on BlogLovin’

I just joined another site because I get all of my news from the Internet and can never find enough Bloggers.  Come find me on Bloglovin 

Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Concussion Recovery

Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Concussion Recovery

Gift ideas for individuals recovering from a concussion

Mindfulness for Children

I shared a post recently about the impact mindfulness has had on my life (here). Not only do I benefit from this practice, but my children do as well.  I began practicing mindfulness with them at a very young age.  Our oldest daughter has always […]

Mom life: Grateful for our village

It takes a village to raise children.  Before I had kids, I had heard this phrase over and over again and as our children get older, our village continues to expand to those near and far. A few weeks ago, it included a little boy […]

My First Story on “The Mighty” 

I am very excited to share that one of my most popular blog posts was published on The Mighty last night.  The Mighty is a website that promotes personal stories about “…disability, disease and mental illness” and facing them together as a community. You can […]

Be present. How meditation changed my life. 

If you told me 9 years ago that meditation would become one of my life skills, I would’ve laughed, picturing myself sitting around a campfire taking deep breaths with a bunch of hippies. To my ignorant, young self, that was meditation.  I had no idea […]

Archive with ArtKive

I hate clutter.  I hate when I walk into a room and become easily overwhelmed and distracted because there is too much going on.  I can’t think straight and have difficulty paying attention.  It wasn’t always this way, I can thank my head injury for […]