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Apple Donuts, Cucumber Boats, and Internalized Ableism
As a Christmas gift, my parents bought a subscription to Chirp magazine for M, and in it was a snack idea: a sailboat made out of a cucumber filled with cream or cottage cheese and some animal and fishy crackers along for the ride. So, a few weeks ago, I decided to tackle recreating thisContinue reading “Apple Donuts, Cucumber Boats, and Internalized Ableism”
“What’s Wrong With Her?”: Thoughts On Talking To Children About Disability
Update: Just in the last few months I have learned much more about talking to children about disability. An update to this blog will be coming soon. In the meantime, you can learn more perspective by watching this @biglittlefeelings Instagram highlight on talking to children about disability. Imagine this… You’re at a park with yourContinue reading ““What’s Wrong With Her?”: Thoughts On Talking To Children About Disability”
Stillness And Understanding
Originally written on June 9, 2019; M was 2.5 years old. After an adventurous weekend, dirt accumulated under M’s nails. I’ll admit that I’m not usually the one to clean and trim her nails as my CP hands are not very steady. I typically leave that job for my husband or my mom. However, myContinue reading “Stillness And Understanding”