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, […]

Marla’s Mentions: Hallie Shermen, Speech Time Fun

So you know you have a great therapist when you watch her sharing all her tips and tricks with other therapists, so they can get the best from their students. Even as a parent I love watching Hallie Sherman from Speech Time Fun (@speechtimefun) whose energy and smile are so contagious. I would personally love […]

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 […]

5 Tips For Fighting Anti-Aging Wrinkles

5 tips to fighting anti aging wrinkles

5 Tips for Fighting Anti-Aging Wrinkles Wrinkles are the new naughty word of the decade. If you have them, you want to get rid of them at any price. If you don’t have them, you may make some wrinkles appear just by worrying about how to avoid them! This whole exaggerated fear of wrinkles is […]

Anti-Aging Energy Boosters

anti aging energy boosters

Anti-Aging Energy Boosters Remember when you were a child and you had to get booster shots to protect against certain diseases? The booster was necessary because the effect of the first shot didn’t last a lifetime. The same holds true with anti-aging. You can’t just do something once, and then expect it to last forever. […]