what it takes to survive challenges

I am trying to help find ways to show/teach/encourage my daughter to thrive and survive these different stages of life she is travelling through.

Can She (want to) Learn for Herself?

I believe children love to learn. However, you must first find out what inspires and excites them and then figure out how best they learn. Un-schooling, hacking-school, homeschooling, children-driven curriculum – whatever you want to call it – I don’t care. The fact of the matter is that most of the time, in many classes […]

Fire 101

I have decided that when you are living with someone who has a terminal illness like the kind we live with – aka one that does not slowly and visibly take your loved one’s life away or one that requires immediate attention (Like requiring life-impacting medications, operations, or rehabilitation that people can see and feel […]

The Big Scary Question Everyone Has….and Needs An Answer to…

We all have one. That thing in your life you constantly wonder about, ponder over, rationalize yourself in or out of again and again… It’s different for everyone – BUT yet the same. It drives us to live our life or change our life depending on where we are or what path we happen to […]