written by Jodee Kulp First, realize that DOING NOTHING can be healthy. If you need to simply stare out the window for a while and breath that is okay. If you need to cry it is okay. I have ranted at the heavens. You are alive, you made it. The past is behind you. YouContinue reading “A = AWARENESS – Small Step Fun”
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A = AWARENESS – Self Care Part 3
Written by Jodee Kulp Intense Caregiving – My Story When my daughter’s medical challenges increased; and more of her body systems failed. There was no feeling in her arms or legs and her 3 words were hhh (help), mmm (mom), and iii (ice). Her body’s heart still beat. Her lungs still breathed. FASD became theContinue reading “A = AWARENESS – Self Care Part 3”
A = AWARENESS Self Care – Part 2
Written by Jodee Kulp The demands of special needs care giving can be unrelenting and can take a toll on the caregiver’s physical and emotional health over time. Therefore, it is important for caregivers to prioritize their own self-care and seek support from others to prevent burnout. Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional,Continue reading “A = AWARENESS Self Care – Part 2”
A = AWARENESS Self Care – Part 1
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A = AWARENESS – Home Business Tips
Run a Business as a New Parent with These Essential Strategies Written by Tilda Moore This article is one of many informative pieces available to read at Redshoesrock.com. So many families of children with special needs begin home businesses to provide income and allow for supervision and support of their beloved children. We are happyContinue reading “A = AWARENESS – Home Business Tips”
C=COMPASSION – Wellbriety
Non-Native recovery approaches often look at addiction as an individual disease, ignoring the social, political, or economic roots of addiction. The indigenous experience adds a dimension of acknowledging sociopolitical causes without removing an individual’s need to do the hard work it takes to heal. This is new, culturally specific thinking that can also add toContinue reading “C=COMPASSION – Wellbriety”
C=COMPASSION – Translate!
Translating the world for a person with fetal alcohol BEING A “COGNITIVE” TRANSLATOR. Written by Jodee Kulp Jodee has been a tireless advocate for persons with FASD since 1997, and she continues to pioneer new ways of quality of life improvement. She is the behind-the-scenes engine of Red Shoes Rock and developer of the ExpandingContinue reading “C=COMPASSION – Translate!”
C=COMPASSION Getting Burned
Learning how FASD affects each of us individually can make a huge difference in understanding the miscommunication we with this hidden disability often face.
C=COMPASSION – Meltdowns!
Lifetime FASD Expert Savanna Pietrantonio writes on Meltdowns: “Seeking inside keys to knowledge to prevent abuse from parents, professionals, and caregivers to persons with FASD”
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