learning disabilities · Mental Illness

Looking Ahead To The Future With Hope

Despite our current level of chaos life keeps going, we roll with it, life isn’t going to stop for anything or anyone so we continue to move ahead with our routines as best as possible.  As stressful as the day-to-day stuff is we look for moments to rejoice in.  We are ecstatic that Ranee has… Continue reading Looking Ahead To The Future With Hope

learning disabilities · Vision therapy

Learning To See Clearly In Front Of You. Vision Therapy

One of the things that came from Ranees school learning assessment was that seemed to be an issue with her vision. This was something that I had explored when she first started having learning issues. I  had been working as an optician for 16 years, I knew about vision and eyes that was my profession.… Continue reading Learning To See Clearly In Front Of You. Vision Therapy

learning disabilities · Mental Illness

What To Do When You’ve Reached Your Breaking point

Cry.  I can’t seem to get out of my own way this morning, everything keeps reducing me to tears.  I’m not sad really just overwhelmed and overworked, yes even stay at home moms can be overworked.  I put on such a brave face for Ranee, for the boys for my husband.  I have to, just… Continue reading What To Do When You’ve Reached Your Breaking point

learning disabilities · Mental Illness

A Lesson In Sacrifice

After every institutionalization we would try our best to get back into a routine.  There was always a little bit of apprehension about returning to school, what to tell the other kids when they asked where she had been. She would be eager to get back to her routine as well, she missed her teachers… Continue reading A Lesson In Sacrifice

learning disabilities · Mental Illness

Knowing where to start when your child has multiple issues

Like most children I suppose, Ranee is like a puzzle.  There are so many components to her, many issues that we are working on sorting out. Long before Ranee’s mental health issues began, we started exploring her learning capabilities.  It has been a very long difficult process trying to get clear answers.  It seems like… Continue reading Knowing where to start when your child has multiple issues