Digging Deep Blog
Even once the minute-to-minute crisis of managing an illness recedes into the background, confronting serious health challenges can’t help but shift your way of being in the world.
Rather than trying to talk about hypothetical situations and emotions, present processing lets you work with real emotion in the room.
The right technology can help you and your brave young person learn more, feel better and manage the emotional side of his or her illness.
Sometimes it is only when the path we are on is interrupted by unforeseen circumstances that we rediscover our own True North.
The first step to harnessing the power of authenticity is discovering what it actually means for you
Ask yourself why you are telling your child’s story. Is it for your child or is it for yourself?
Instead of trying to pry that screen from your child’s hands, consider working with your child to discover ways to use that screen to engage his or her learning, motivation and imagination.
The transition from school to summer has me thinking about the smaller transitions that we face on a regular basis and how we can manage, cope, even celebrate those as we move forward in our complicated lives.
Through video and the compassionate process of making art, Laki Vazakas hopes to help pediatric patients, parents and professionals see beyond sickness and hospital rooms to look at life with new eyes.
When your goal is to help your child process the emotions associated with a medical condition, keep it simple. Working together with basic materials can be a window into your child’s world.