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Tail-Wags Helmet Covers Blog — Special Needs

Go For It!

Posted by Karyn Climans on

I am reminded everyday that people are capable of anything they put their mind to!
Here are 2 customers who impress me with their "go for it" attitude in life.

Do you know someone with a story to share?

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Extraordinary People

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[caption id="attachment_3708" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Surgeons at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto doing their rounds![/caption] Staff at the Toronto Sick Kids Hospital know how stressful the hospital environment can be for young kids when they are sick especially when they are waiting for surgery. That's why these surgeons decided to sport Tail Wags helmet covers on their heads ... not as helmet covers but as hats! How can anyone be intimidated by someone wearing a lobster, turtle, raccoon or beaver on their head? It's only one of the special ways doctors at Sick Kids go the extra mile to make sure...

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The Latest Update on Chase (Jamie's son)

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[caption id="attachment_3449" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Keeping a sense of humour despite the stress (Jamie & Chase)![/caption] Thank you to all of you for your amazing words of support and get well wishes for Chase, Jamie's son. The response on twitter and Facebook has been incredible ever since we posted Jamie's story last week. I just wanted to update all of you on how Chase is doing at the moment. Chase was re-admitted to hospital this past weekend for further tests to monitor the pressure on his brain. A big decision lies ahead for Jamie and her husband regarding whether further surgery...

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Helmet Safety: It's More Important Than You Think!

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The following blog post was written by the owner, Jamie Berube, of the Hamilton/Grimsby Wee Piggies & Paws, a company that creates timeless keepsakes of your baby's hands and feet. Jamie and I recently met at the She's Connected Conference in Toronto and we immediately found plenty to talk about. In fact, we skipped one of the conference workshops just to share our stories and ideas. Jamie offered to write a blog for my site about her son. I feel blessed to know Jamie - she's a wonderful mom, business owner and friend! Helmet Safety—It’s More Important Than You Think!...

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Motherhood is the Toughest Job

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Motherhood is the toughest job. Even though society likes to depict motherhood as all love and hugs and sweetness, the reality for a lot of moms is very different. As the mom of 2 special needs kids, I spent my kids’ early childhood feeling insecure that I wasn’t a good enough mom because my reality didn’t match the image of motherhood I anticipated before becoming a parent. And there are thousands of moms suffering from postpartum depression (PPD), which makes the early years of parenting a nightmare. That is why I took particular offense to the recent cover of Time...

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