daMotivatedMom

Special Needs Awareness and Advocacy 

Road Tripping…

Road Tripping…

Last weekend, the girls, my partner Leonard and myself embarked on a round trip 1120 mile long overdue road trip in the newly converted wheelchair accessible van to Suffolk Virginia.  I was nominated by Mrs. Edwina Wilson, CEO of Kelly’s Choice Cares, to...
From Stressed to Blessed

From Stressed to Blessed

Talk about some stress, well I usually carry some stress, but this was some added stress.  I had been on the waiver waiting list for over 15 years with the hopes of obtaining a wheelchair modification. A few years ago, I purchased a van with the hopes of having it...

Busyness…An Addiction?

I’ve got about five things I want to write about, all at the same time.  My brain is on overload and I can’t download it.  Is your plate sometimes so full you can’t seem to shut your brain off? This has been me the past month.  Sometimes I’m...

End of the Road

This was sent to me from a family at the nursing home where my daughter volunteers.  It is so beautiful! I am posting it with their permission.  We had to make the difficult decision for her to leave the nursing home this week because it had become too emotionally...

Ask….and you shall receive

I have recounted this story many times, every time I think about it, I get a lump in my throat and so teary eyed.  I still can’t believe how it went down. Jasmine was a fair student, sometimes I didn’t think she was challenged, other times I thought she didn’t put...