Welcome to Day #22 of the blogging challenge. Happy Thanksgiving! We had a great Thanksgiving yesterday with family. Someday when we have a bigger house we can host holidays and have all our family together. I can’t wait for that! Tom came home for school with some wonderful Thanksgiving treats on Wednesday. Take a look at…Details
Today the blogging challenge is to write about mental health. Sigh. I really don’t have much to say about this topic. Maybe I would have something to say if they had asked this question three years ago, when Tom was a baby and we were still in panic mode. I would have had a lot to…Details
Let’s talk about Alternative Treatments today. Tom is blind and you can’t change that with alternative treatments of any kind. But there are two things I do for Thomas that could be considered “alternative.” Green TeaA couple years ago I read this article, “New Evidence That Green Tea May Help Fight Glaucoma and Other Eye Diseases.” This study showed that…Details
Today’s prompt challenges me to write about questions I have for other patients. I love to learn from others who have blind and visually impaired children. I often do that on Thomas Marshall Does It All by featuring guest posts by parents. Today I am featuring Faith, a sweet three-year old from St. Louis who…Details
Today’s blogging prompt asks me to write, “Advice for Parents of Blind Children.” I feel like I have written this post many times but there is always something more to say. I can only give advice based on my experience of mothering a blind child for a little over three years now. Today I’m going…Details
Today I wrote my own prompt. (What can I say? I’m a rebel.) Physician relationshipsTom has a lot of doctors. His pediatrician and his ophthalmologists are currently our main players. I think a key part of getting good care is being a good patient and establishing a good relationship with your physicians. That means showing…Details
Today the blogging challenge prompts us to create a video or picture inspired post.
I have been waiting to share this video and now is my chance. The video is called: “Fast Dance.”
I could make a story out of this but I think the video is perfect as it is. Tom rocks!
Welcome to day #15 of the blogging challenge! Today’s topic is: Why Healthcare Companies/Professionals Should Use Social Media The healthcare industry has to be on social media because everyone else is already there. People expect to be able to access information at any time. Having a social media presence on Facebook is now as important as…Details
Today is day #14 of the blogging challenge! Today’s prompt is: “How to Deal with Negative Feedback from the Community.” Give me your comments. I can take em’! I have been pretty lucky so far. I have never really gotten “slapped down” by the blindness community. I do find myself aligning more with the NFB (National…Details
Today’s blogging prompt is: Prepping for the Holidays. So, how do we prep Tom for the holidays? Well Tom can’t see the decorations going up around town, but he can feel the chill in the air and he hears all the holiday talk going on around him. We just focus on what his other senses…Details