Tag: being bettina’s mum
Being #BettinaReady means taking ownership of being prepared without making it someone else’s priority/task. It is also quite reassuring to be ready on time and equipped and ready to roll.
If there is a theme to this month’s edition I think it is ‘Resilience’. I have been inspired this month by a recent Resilience workshop delivered by Damian Piper from Effective Challenge.
No matter what we face in life, we all have a choice on how we handle it.
Over the years we have nudged many professionals working with Bettina out of their comfort zones by persuading them to take risks and push Bettina’s knowledge and skills forward, on the basis that until we do this we will not know what she is capable of achieving.
With thanks to all those who have liked read our ‘Being Bettina’s Dad’ series on the blog and twitter.
For Steve and me, it has been good to revisit some of the earlier days with Bettina, especially as time goes by so quickly you tend to forget some of the achievements and some of the forks in the road you have to take.
Bettina is absolutely mesmerised by Christmas! We call it “her time of the year” because for Bettina, Christmas lights her up as bright as any tree.
This month’s quotes have been taken from my wife’s @JoyceRaw1 twitter feed – thanks Joyce. I am also on Twitter: @DoshLtd sharing leadership thoughts at 7am, 7 days a week. I welcome new followers!
Being Bettina’s Mum has presented many challenges over the years, but especially so when Bettina was a young child. At its height, Bettina’s autism was laced with difficulty down to her having a severe, and quite complex, communication disorder.
Those of you who regularly read Steve’s Blog posts will know that he has introduced a series of experiences based on “Being Bettina’s Dad”. Well, not to be outdone, I hope to be able to produce a series based on “Being Bettina’s Mum”….not that we are a competitive family at all! Having already written about… Read More ›