Digging Deep Blog
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.
While a care team may need to know every twist and turn of your child’s story, your child’s teacher probably needs only about half as much information, and the parents of your child’s friend might only need the outline.
Laughter implies that you can go on. Laughter implies that you will go on. If you can find something to laugh about, even for just a few seconds, it is a sign that you can survive your situation.
“When life pulls you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface, and breathe again.”