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FFpodcast episode 1: Who the heck is Jeff Noble? How this show is going to work? And what’s in it for you?

OLO!! (I just watched Mega Mind) It’s finally here!! The first episode of the FASDFOREVER.COM PODCAST. Because this is the first episode I wanted you to know who I am, why I am doing this? And what I hope to accomplish with this podcast. I talk about what I think is one of the major factors in order for people with fetal alcohol to

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Even THE BEST CAREGIVERS need A reminder from time to time!!

One of the 4 Pillars of FASD Success that I write about in my free report is training. Training is one of the most important aspects of being a successful caregiver. Getting properly trained about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is imperative to understanding one thing: why your kids drive you batty. Well, that and why your kids behave the way they do. So, instead of

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How to stay sane and survive Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder!!!

Caregiving for people with Fetal Alcohol can straight up piss you off – even with all your knowledge about the disability, it’s still hard to sometimes keep your cool. As a caregiver, I think the hardest part and the one that used to push me over the edge, were the INSULTS and bad language they used when they were in a bad mood –

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Top 10 Things to say to make ANYONE understand FASD!!

So you’re in a conversation with someone about Fetal alcohol syndrome, you try to convey that message but it’s not coming out like you want it to….well not any more…I was very fortunate enough to take the FASD certificate program from the child welfare institute at the Toronto Children’s Aide Society, one of the first things our Instructor, Donna Debolt said was much of

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How to win with FASD and school

5 Simple Strategies to Stay Cool With Your Kids School   For some parents and caregivers, school means sweet, sweet respite. But for most, it means an ongoing and constant battle between you and the school. The first day of school begins with a sigh of relief once your child reaches their classroom, but then so do the countless phone calls, poor grades and

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The difference between IQ and executive functioning

My Aha! Moment What did I learn about FASD that has made the biggest difference in my care giving style? The difference between IQ and executive functioning. Once you learn this lesson you will be light years ahead, I’m sure of it. When I first began to learn about being a foster parent to someone with an alcohol related disability I was in constant

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