Category Archives: Featured Posts

Need A Favor! Can you Help?

I am excited to announce that I have been nominated for three, yes three awards: the WEGO Health “Advocating for Another” (which I won last year and am honored to be nominated again this year” Award, Best in Show Instagram, and Best in Show Blog in the 2018 WEGO Health Awards. WEGO Health is a […]

Summer Bucket List of Activities for Kids

Happy July 1st! Summer is officially here and if you are looking for inexpensive, DIY ways to keep your children busy this summer while learning and having fun, check out my month of July summer activities calendar below.  Download this summer bucket list to your computer, so you can easily click on the links.   […]

Marla’s Mentions: The Garden Foundation

    The Garden Foundation was founded by Taylor Gardner out of the love for her sister Lindsey. After seeing a program who failed her sister, she created a place that individuals with disabilities can come and “bloom where they are planted”. Their vision is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities by providing […]

DIY Projects to Do Over the Summer

DIY projects to do this summer

Summer is here! Time to take advantage of the extra time you might have, as well as plenty of opportunities to work outside, and get projects done around the house. Check out some of these DIY projects that you can do this summer to spruce up your living spaces both indoor and out. New bookshelf […]

Marla’s Mentions: Runway of Dreams

The Runway of Dreams Foundation is a nonprofit that works toward a future of inclusion, acceptance, and opportunity in the fashion industry for people with disabilities. Founded on the basis that clothing is a basic human need, the Runway of Dreams Foundation develops, delivers and supports charitable initiatives to broaden the reach of adaptive clothing […]

Moms I Know You Are Tired

Moms I know you are tired

Moms I know you are tired! You are physically and emotionally drained. I know because I am feeling the same way! But I want you to know…. I see you constantly juggling appointments, therapy visits, school meetings and let’s not forget the household chores. I see you sitting in doctor or therapy waiting rooms when […]

Patient Leaders and Advocates are taking Instagram by Storm

wego health instagram webinar

More than ever, Patient Leaders and Advocates are taking Instagram by storm and amplifying their voices through InstaStories, Hashtags and compelling photos to tell their stories and share their cause. I was proud to be a part of this panel of amazing advocates, to share how I use the platform to share how I use […]

Marla’s Mention: Reach Every Voice

marlas mentions reach every voice

Reach Every Voice (@reacheveryvoice) is our next Marlas Mentions organization who are making a difference. Empowering individuals with complex communication needs. They provide a teaching service for individuals who do not speak or have unreliable speech. Through assisted typing strategies, we empower individuals to believe in their own abilities to communicate. If you are an individual, […]

Congratulations! Welcome to the Wonderful World of Motherhood

congratulations welcome to motherhood

Welcome to Motherhood! Whether you are a first time Mom or an old pro, a new adventure has begun! As a first-time Mom, I was all consumed with what I wanted my idea of motherhood to look like. I envisioned my “happy, healthy” family on vacation, playing in the backyard, cheering on my son or […]

Earth Day Activities For Kids

earth day activities

Happy Earth Day!  Today will be a fun day for children all across the country as they learn about how they can save their earth.  They will watch movies, read books and do some fun hands-on activities. Worksheets: But as I searched the web for a free simple worksheet for my son with special needs […]