“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass..”

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability, Social Skills

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… it’s about learning to dance in the rain… A friend of mine likes to put quotes following the signature line on her emails.  This was the one she used last week. Wouldn’t this be a great way to live?  Learning to take everything that comes and find and way to create …

Cyber Monday

Jill Stowell Anxiety, General Information, Learning Disability, Social Skills

Beyond Black Friday…Refreshing Gifts for the Whole Family Today is Cyber-Monday.  Apparently, the internet is loaded with amazing deals for the consumer that are available today only!  I can just imagine all those cyber signals pushing and shoving through space to be the very first in line to make their purchase. I don’t like crowds well enough to participate in …

Everyone Needs a Hula Hoop!

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability, Social Skills

Have you ever known someone who repeatedly “invaded” your personal space?  They just stand or sit too close in conversation?  There is something really uncomfortable about that, even if the person is someone you know and like. Often I speak with parents who express concerns about their child’s social skills and ability to make and keep friends.  While there are …