I first saw him the morning after we moved in to our new house.
He paused when I greeted him.
Like a turtle poking his head out of his shell with caution , his eyes eventually came around to meet mine in an effort to see who had spoken. I guessed his Asian origins and wondered what his story was. A longing arose to know how his steps had landed him in south Huntsville, Alabama.
I have yet to cross the road again and ask him….
Continue reading “When the Mountain That Needs to Move is Me”
Last week I sat and listened as a young mom shared what she had been doing to encourage her 5 month old son to roll over.
She said,” He just doesn’t seem to be motivated. He is content to just lay there. “
She shared how he would grasp toys that were overhead, but she could not get him to reach across midline to get them.
As I begin working with him, presenting the toy to his hand and guiding him to follow it, I noticed what I see often;
There comes a point when we decide the work is just not worth the effort.
Continue reading “When You are TIRED of Doing it ALONE”