TBI Life

TBI Tips and Tricks: Amazon’s Alexa 

Alexa and I have been working together for close to 18 months now. I was an early user and began utilizing her daily and she has made my life SO much easier.  I knew I would love her before I got her, but I never imagined […]

Raising kids after a head injury: My broken brain makes me a better Mom

I spend a lot of time worrying about the life I have created for our children because of my head injury.  Despite my shortcomings, we made a choice to have our children after my accident, and the older they get and more aware they become […]

Mom tips: Kidpik, A Stitchfix for Girls

I am all about tips and tricks to make my life easier as a Mom. I love convenience (think crockpot) and I LOVE having things delivered to my doorstep. If I could avoid bringing three children to the store, I will.  A friend of mine […]

TBI Tips and Tricks: Surviving Grocery Shopping after a Head Injury

Food is vital to our survival, yet, after my head injury, I would forget to eat. You’d think my grumbling stomach and the fact that I was hungry would make me realize I needed to eat something, but in the early days, even that required […]

Life after a TBI: Kindergarten Lessons- An F in Math, an A for Kindness 

Life after a TBI: Kindergarten Lessons- An F in Math, an A for Kindness 

If there’s one thing I really worry about since I had my kids after my TBI is that I am totally screwing them up. Just this week in fact, I was helping my Kindergartner with her homework and when I opened the folder the next […]

TBI Family

TBI Family

I started my blog with one thing in mind, to put my TBI tips and tricks out there to hopefully help someone newly diagnosed and to reach other parents that have suffered a TBI and are raising a family.  I didn’t expect to be on […]

Post Concussion Syndrome and Pregnancy

Post Concussion Syndrome and Pregnancy

When we made the decision to have children, I had no idea what to expect.  We decided to start trying earlier than we initially planned, because we were nervous about any complications I might have because of my injury, or if we would have difficulty […]

Life after Head Injury: Grateful for My Kids

Life after Head Injury: Grateful for My Kids

“You are so lucky to be able to stay home with your kids,” is something I have heard over and over again since my daughter arrived five years ago. Most people I have met after starting our family, have no idea about the career I […]

Mom life: The days are long but the years are short

Mom life: The days are long but the years are short

The days are long but the years are short

Life after Head Injury: Finding my Purpose

Life after Head Injury: Finding my Purpose

For years I’ve been collecting my notes and thoughts about life after my brain injury. I’ve been writing it all down and saving it, so I can recall it when needed. When I was talking to my husband about lacking a professional aspect of my […]