TBI Life

Five Things I’ve Learned in Six Months of Blogging

Five Things I’ve Learned in Six Months of Blogging

This week commemorated six months of blogging.  When I started my goal was to do it for one year.  I had zero expectations, but I knew I wanted to begin sharing my story and our journey and connect with the virtual world. Due to my […]

Children’s Birthday Parties are Hell after a Head Injury

Children’s Birthday Parties are Hell after a Head Injury

Hosting a party after a head injury is difficult, attending as a guest is even worse.  We have been planning and hosting birthday parties the past few weeks and the details have been in my control.   I have shared some tips I try to focus […]

5 Tips for Successfully Hosting a Children’s WINTER Birthday Party after a Head Injury

5 Tips for Successfully Hosting a Children’s WINTER Birthday Party after a Head Injury

I am in the process of planning the baby’s first birthday party, which is in March.  Our older two children were born in January and February, and in NJ, this means the party needs to be inside. It’s too cold to have a party outside […]

2018 Resolutions…I want to be happy.

2018 Resolutions…I want to be happy.

I can’t remember the last time I made a New Year’s resolution.  I THINK I used to set them back in the day (maybe in the 90’s?!) but can’t remember setting any in the past few years (#thankstbi).  This year, I was determined to give […]

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 […]

LIEBSTER AWARD!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]