Tag: TBI tips and tricks

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 […]

Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Concussion Recovery

Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Concussion Recovery

Gift ideas for individuals recovering from a concussion

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 […]

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 […]

Mom life: Why breastfeeding works for me 

Mom life: Why breastfeeding works for me 

Feed your baby. Fed is best.