By: Tanvi Maharaja PT, DPT As moms, we bear many mantles: wife, partner, mother, daughter, sister, professional roles, social responsibilities, friend, shoulder to cry on, empathetic listener, someone to just hold hands with, someone who will understand, and someone who will be there when needed. The mantles are many. They are beautiful, precious; they are also … More Why Moms Need Creativity
By: Tanvi Maharaja Every so often in life, we find ourselves at a loss. Loss of hope, loss of ideas, loss of positivity- when things aren’t looking as bright and optimistic as we would like. It is at times like these that we need to remember, no matter how bad this looks, have faith, … More Thirst-Quenched
By: Tanvi Maharaja As Forrest Gump accurately surmised, “Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you gonna get.” That statement strikes a chord with me: life is indeed full of surprises: some pleasant, some not so much. The resultant stress underlines modern lives more than we acknowledge… I wrote a poem a while … More ME…HERE, NOW.
By: Kristen Clifford Most of the time, when I’m out in public by myself with all three of my kids, I get a lot of comments. I know that to some people having a 4-year-old and 2-year-old twins seems crazy. A lot of times people say things like: “I could NEVER have twins.” “How do … More Going With The Flow
By: Martianne Stanger October is Sensory Processing Disorder Awareness Month – a topic that has been near and dear to my heart ever since we discovered what SPD was as we unwrapped the gift that is our eldest boy. The Journey Thus Far Today, as I look back at our journey to date, I feel … More Journeying (and Occasionally Journaling) Along with Sensory Processing Disorder
By Martianne Stanger April is Autism Awareness Month, as well as National Poetry Month, and although I am neither the mother of an Autistic child, nor a practiced poet, I want to honor both these observances today. You see, for the past few years, my husband and I have been uncovering what makes our eldest … More In Honor of Autism Awareness and National Poetry Month