Six Special Momtreprenuers Who Are Working to Make a Difference in Our Community
Company: Go With The Flow Wellness
Personal Health & Lifestyle Coach; working with women who are caring for a child with special needs.
Launched : 1999
Her family: I’m blessed to be the mother of a beautiful, 15-year-old daughter with special needs. She was born a 32-week “preemie” with many medical challenges. Medical visits, procedures, therapies, and interventions are commonplace in our life. This became our “normal”. While living this “new normal” (the special needs world), my daughter has taught me more about hope, persistence, strength, and love than I could ever have thought possible.
Her start up: There’s a saying, “Everything happens for a reason”. So, I find myself thinking, “my daughter was sent to us for a reason, to teach us something, but darn if I know what it is.” The reason had better be a good! Today I have my answer ~ or at least one answer; this all was instrumental in deciding to receive training and become certified as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. I told my daughter, “I was training to be a Health Coach because I want to help other moms be happy and healthy. I asked her to come up with a name for my practice and she said, “how about ‘go with the flow’ ”? Well, as soon asI heard that, it was a done deal (www.GoWithTheFlowWellness.com)!
We all face challenges in our life and the stress of being a caregiver, particularly for your child, can negatively affect your health, marriage, and relationships. You can let your circumstances control your life, or you can take control. To be in control there is only one thing to do … accept that life “is what it is” and decide to live your life to the fullest in spite of those challenges. In other words, I decided to … Go With The Flow.
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