Tag Archives: transition

Wait for it

I was thrust out of sleep last night for a few brief seconds into total free fall, just barely this side of consciousness, unable to recall where I was, who I was, why I was. For a moment I struggled to orient … Continue reading

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Durga’s Tool #198: 12% of a plan

“What percentage of a plan do you have?” “I don’t know, like 12%.” –Guardians of the Galaxy Last month as we were decorating for Christmas, my son told me, “When I grow up, I’m going to have a Christmas tree.” … Continue reading

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Spending some time at the Threshold

When my husband and I moved our family from Boston to Stockholm last week, we decided to kick the whole she-bang up a notch by getting ourselves to Europe by boat on the Queen Mary 2. A week-long break between … Continue reading

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Transition baby steps that lead to major milestones: It starts with YOU!

Recently my colleagues at the Federation for Children with Special Needs have been talking about the importance of preparing kids for medical transition to adulthood—how parents and caregivers need to deliberately teach kids the skills and build the confidence they … Continue reading

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