The Development of Independence

Originally posted on my Facebook page. Follow there for more mini posts. When our daughter was 2 and 3, she was really a breeze. Laid back, sweet tempered, I was so glad we got to skip out on the Terrible 2s and 3s. Umm...yeah, no. We didn’t get to skip them. Turns out her health … Continue reading The Development of Independence

Needing Promotes Understanding

Originally posted on my Facebook page. Follow there for more mini posts. When our daughter was first born, I felt so intensely alone. We didn’t have a definite diagnosis yet and we were thrown into the world of caring for a medically fragile infant. We were fortunate, though. We got a diagnosis. And that was … Continue reading Needing Promotes Understanding

Maintaining Your Physical Health as a Special Needs Mom

I disappeared. I know.  Though I do write on my Facebook page at times if you want to keep up with me there. Let’s jump right back to the series, though. Even though this is a hard topic. We hear all the time about self-care and usually it involves talk on bubble baths or a … Continue reading Maintaining Your Physical Health as a Special Needs Mom

Special Needs Moms: You Need to Talk About It

Yep, this is a post about counseling. And let's just start off right away with a few points. Getting counseling doesn't mean you're crazy. Getting counseling doesn't mean you're weak. Getting counseling doesn't mean you automatically need medication. So now that that is out of the way: Counseling. It’s a suggestion that gets tossed around … Continue reading Special Needs Moms: You Need to Talk About It