Category Archives: Tools

Zip It Up!

As parents, we spend years working toward our children moving out and living independently. Many live in apartments or town homes with a room mate. Some live alone. Others live with a group of people similar to college students – sharing space … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk….Eating the Choices

The most intense learning situations in my life have been in my role as Andy’s Mother. The most rewarding learning experiences come from working with Andy and others who are on this journey with us. I can tell when people … Continue reading

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Cooking by Color is (finally) on it’s way!

I am pleased to announce that the proof is approved and Cooking by Color: Recipes for Independence is on it’s way. I expect my first shipment to arrive in no more than 10 days. Shipment for those who have pre-ordered … Continue reading

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Resolution: Quality in Health and Life

Happy 2011! Like most people, I am in a reflective mood this week. Of course, I’m also on the upside of a devastating accident. The mood is a bit more intense than usual. I’ve been reading the usual articles about … Continue reading

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Does Learning Only Go in One Direction?

Now that I am finally, consistently, back on my feet and able to work after my accident, I’ve been focused on rebuilding my business. While recovering, I pondered whether I should seek traditional work (paid, scheduled, with benefits), or continue … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Routine-Killer: Winter Break

The holidays. Winter break. New Years.    Change. For most families of school-aged children, it started this week. The most intense time of the school year:  Winter Break. When my boys were in school, these two weeks were the hardest to … Continue reading

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The Power of UDL: There’s an App for That!

The first in a series on Apps as tools universal design for learning and living. By Joan Guthrie Medlen, M.Ed, RD, LD Healthy Lifestyle Coaching for All Ages & Stages In the past year or two, Apps developers for iPod, … Continue reading

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