“Boy, you really understand our son/daughter!” This is a phrase we hear a lot from parents that come to Brain Fit Academy. Very often, we hear words like that during (or after) the screening. You may be wondering…just what is the “screening”? You see, once a family has contacted Brain Fit about our services, the first thing that happens is that a phone call is … Continue reading The Screening
Sometimes, it’s hard to find balance. It’s too easy to shut the world off, pretend like things aren’t there. Responsibilities, problems or situations that easily bop you ”out of the loop“. It can be too easy to focus only on the details, or the big picture, but not both at the same time. And you might even “escape” in order to deal with it. When … Continue reading Balance- Part II
Being a mom of a child with special needs, or a child that struggles, is hard. Now, I’m not discounting dads, but today the focus is on moms. Sometimes, there are good days. Sometimes, there are bad days. Sometimes there are great days. And sometimes, there are really, really, bad days. On those days, those bad days- sometimes- it’s ok if the only thing you … Continue reading Sometimes
“It’s the only thing that’s helped.” These are the words of the mother of my six year old client. I was asking her how things were going and she was telling me that things were good. They were seeing nice changes with their daughter- specifically with sensory issues that she has had for a really long time. The mother went on to tell me that her … Continue reading The Only Thing
You know when you finish something you’ve been working really hard on, and when you get to the end you have mixed feelings about it? Yesterday, I finished my last required course in order to become a Licensed Brain Gym® Instructor/Consultant and with that, comes mixed feelings. I feel proud of myself for completing the rigorous coursework that was involved. I feel relieved that I … Continue reading I did it!