Digging Deep Blog
“Inside the game, they’re back – back to who they used to be before the hospital,” says RJ Sampson, founder of VR Kids.
Being hopeful is not the same thing as being unrealistic or in denial. Hope can provide the courage to face each new day. Hope can mean acceptance.
Diagnosed at only 14-months of age, Fernanda has never known life not being sick.
With a little initiative and creativity, you can work together with your child to shape memories as well as products.
The transition from genetic guilt into acceptance allows you to continue being present for your child and for yourself in a way that ensures that you live with hope for the future.
No matter if you are caring for youth or others with chronic illness, medical crisis, or extended rehabilitation, caregiving is no easy task. Here are some helpful tips to ease the emotional burden of caregiving, especially around the holidays:
When you are ready, pull yourself together and decide that you need to be your own best advocate. These are the things you need in your advocacy toolbox.
I challenge you: Why would we see things so vividly in our mind if we didn’t have the power to make it come true?
We ALL want to enjoy a good, meaningful, quality of life with people to love, something to do, something to look forward to and a place to belong, regardless of our ability or disability.
While I think it can sometimes be healthy to forget, at least on a daily basis, it is also essential to remember.