2020 – An Amazing Year After All?

I keep thinking that finding and maintaining some semblance of a balanced life will be – should be – getting easier. Sure, we’ve been adjusting to wearing masks, talking more loudly to each other in distanced groups, being home a lot more, etc. But...

Miss Piggy And A Moment Of Zen

  Lucas and I were driving to his school (Nashoba Learning Group) this morning, and we were – as usual – having a “conversation” with Miss Piggy, Luke’s favorite personality to speak to several times a day (I do a mean Miss Piggy...

A Story Of Transformation Built On Teamwork And Raising The Bar

Yesterday, I had an awesome experience…. the kind that is so energizing and rewarding! Start Where You Are And See The Potential I was leading a small virtual group exercise session with parents and neurodiverse athletes. One of the young participants, when he...

Applying The Research on Exercise – Easier Said Than Done

Okay, so I’m a dweeb: I love academic research. With that in mind, I was reading a relatively recent (2019) research study in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders entitled “Physical activity rates in children and adolescents with autism...

A Little Persistence Leads To Pure Gold

I was feeling guilty this afternoon because Lucas was getting waaay too much screen time while I tried to squeeze in some work (He would argue with my definition of “too much,” to be sure!) So, I shut down the computer and suggested to Lucas that we do a...