Posts Tagged ‘special needs’

Demon Baby on 4D ultrasound got me remembering

Working online today and every time I’ve opened Yahoo, I see this article about a couple who saw their unborn baby on a 4D ultrasound and called her a “demon baby”.  “Wife and I went to get a ‘4D’ ultrasound of our unborn child. Saw this picture. Changed our minds,” said his post originally posted […] Read more…

Kanye? You should be ashamed of yourself!

I’ve admitted that I’m a Kardashian watcher and that I have a love/hate relationship with Kimye, but this time, Kanye has crossed the line.  In a recent concert in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and daughter in the audience, Kanye not once, but TWICE, singled out a person with a disability. Not standing to salute […] Read more…

My First Day in a Nutshell

So here’s my first day at CTN in a nutshell: There’s a new Tim Hortons on my 5 minute drive to work!  My new boss and two team members met me at the top of the stairs to yell “Welcome” (like it was a surprise party).  My desk area was decorated with ‘Yay ,welcome Heather’ […] Read more…

My Big Change and a Chance to Make a Difference

Change is difficult and when you’ve had a life of change that wasn’t your choice, it’s even harder to accept that some change can be good. Well, my life is about to change in the most amazing way.  A way that I could have never predicted or imagined. After almost 2 rewarding years working at […] Read more…

Dear Special Needs Mom in the Mall

Dear Special Needs Mom in the Mall, I hope you don’t think that I was staring at your son because I thought he looked different. I hope you don’t think that I starting talking to him to be rude or unkind. I hope you don’t think that the way I smiled at him was odd […] Read more…

March 27th is a special day

Today is always a special day in my heart and in our family.  While there won’t be cake or balloons or any presents, it’s a day that brought us two celebrations in our lives.On March 27th, 2008, our little Zackie got his first hearing aids!  I can’t find that amazing photo and I would have […] Read more…

Receiving a Hero Award from One of My Heroes

It started way back in the office at the Footprints Therapy. Zackie was going to see his Osteopath for a practise that I still don’t fully understand, but totally and completely value.  The therapist told me that I reminded her of another mom- Dana Florence…a mom who had triplets with cerebral palsy but that in the face […] Read more…

The Wiggles are having a Birthday with Toons for Toddlers!

When I was on mat leave with Ty, one of my favourite things was to go to Movies for Mommies with my friends and our babies.  We would watch “grown up movies” while our babies slept, nurse or even cried.  It was a great way to connect with other moms and enjoy a great movie […] Read more…

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