Today’s posting prompt is intriguing… “Write a TV episode of your favorite show that features someone with your condition. What do you want people to know?” I would love for a television show to feature a young blind child! Ideally it would be a family sitcom. It would be amazing to see a young blind child growing…Details
Exciting news! Thomas Marshall Does It All has been nominated for a 2012 WEGO Health Activist Award. Thomas Marshall Does It All was nominated for Best in Show: BlogThis is awarded to someone who exemplifies the use of blogging to raise awareness and make connections. The Nomination#HAAwards– Best in Show: Blog Nominee – Jessica is a…Details
Sorry blogging challenge, but I just can’t adjust my blog to your prompts today. I am once again going rogue with a post that will be useful to my regular readers. Now that Thanksgiving is over we are working on getting into the Christmas spirit. Today Tom and I did a craft project and then…Details
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!