Author Archive | Natalie Williams

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I Can’t Breathe

“I can’t breathe.”     George Floyd literally had his breath taken from him. As a world, we are pouring extensive resources into manufacturing ventilators to help those with COVID-19 breathe, and yet we are taking the breath away from others.  It took me numerous attempts to get through watching the entire video. Nine minutes. […]

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Local Sensory-Friendly Outings

Both of my boys have behavioral challenges that can either be helped or hindered by different sensory experiences. For example, my 7 year old cannot get enough proprioceptive (joint and muscle) movement and vestibular (back/forth and up/down) movement. He also does well around a lot of people and noise. In fact, the kiddo even needs […]

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When The Covers Feel Too Heavy

So, I’m not talking about the struggles in getting out of bed associated with depression, though I know that struggle. It’s hard, really really hard. If that’s where you’re at, I gently encourage you to be honest with those around you to gain support and perhaps seek out a professional, if needed. I’m referring to […]

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