Category - Articles

9
Jan

A legacy for our children

The RDI community recently lost a dear consultant colleague and friend whose sudden passing seems unreal. When things like this happen in life it causes many of us to examine our values and priorities. The “what if” questions creep to the forefront of our minds and we think about what we would cherish and place …

3
Jan

Children

Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile. I love my children, I really do, but something about the holidays makes parenting really hard. I’ve been reflecting on this lately. A normal evening for my kids entails eating dinner, taking a bath, watching a video, reading a few books, brushing teeth, and going to …

2
Jan

Do Something Daily

With the start of 2007 upon us, it seems a good time to refocus our efforts and make sure we are making the most of the moments we have with our children each day. A concept I have been developing with some families over the past few months involves doing at least one specific thing …

28
Dec

No Regrets … Only Possibilities

I was having lunch the other day with my sister and grandma. As we were enjoying our lunch we started talking about vacations and the places my sister and I were planning to go over the next year. We were talking about how expensive some vacations can be, but my grandma put it into perspective …

27
Dec

Success Stories

I received this funny and exciting story from a family today and had to share. It brought me laughter and tears as I read it. I of course took out names, so it might read a little over confidential like, but you’ll get the idea. “The trip to California (last week) was just for pleasure. …

22
Dec

You can all be creative!

A lot of you are off for a few days or maybe even a week over the holidays and so time is in your hands. Some of you may be thinking – what am I going to do with my child during this time? You shouldn’t be hearing – “I’m bored,” or “There’s nothing to …

21
Dec

Schools Clarification

In my last post I wrote about my two different jobs and that I would be blogging about a variety of things one of which being RDI in relation to schools. After thinking about it for the last week I wanted to offer some clarification to what I meant by that. First of all, RDI …

20
Dec

KISS

Many of you have probably heard the phrase Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS). I was writing this down for a family the other day when a fellow employee says “I don’t like that word”, refering to stupid of course. Ok, so it’s not nice, but I didn’t make up the phrase! So anyway, I have …

19
Dec

What do piano lessons have to do with Broadband Processing?

My oldest son is in first grade and started taking piano lessons about 8 weeks ago. This is his first experience with playing the piano so everything is new to him. So far he has been exposed to rhythm / beat counts for each note, note names, using the right and left hand, where to …

13
Dec

Trauma at Meijer

This is my firts post to the Horizon’s blog and if you haven’t guessed already, I will be posting on Wednesdays. My name is Michelle and I have had the wonderful privilege of working at Horizons for over three years now. I am one of the RDI(tm)consultants here and am also the Assistant Director. It …

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