My voice was heard ’round the world on World Sight Day 2017!

Thursday Oct 12, 2017 was World Sight Day. It was also the day of a special meeting at the US FDA. I was involved in both.   For World Sight Day, millions of people around the world shared their stories of living with blindness, teaching blind children, advocating for blindness related things, and more.  Retina International, an organization that has …

Football and blind kids? You betcha!

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL??? Aw man I looooooove that expression, that song! I am a die hard football fan, so when I gave birth to my boys I would sit and wonder what football positions they’d love to play.  I wondered if they’d have the guts to be the quarterback or the drive to be a wide receiver. …

New Thriving Blind Video Series! Learn to SEE: Set Extraordinary Expectations

It’s been quite a busy summer ’round my house! Lots of changes and new directions to explore! One of the things I am most excited about is my new little video series where I’ll be sharing all the real life stories that have made my journey with my kiddos fun and interesting!  The underlying theme of how my kiddos have …

How the first snowfall reminds me of my epic fail as a Mom…

I put this short video up on Facebook in our Thriving Blind community the other day to address a not always happy topic in the blindness realm: the White Cane.  Watch as I tell my story, with ridiculous honesty and a few random ADD moments, of how I realized I was failing my son in avoiding cane training for him! …