Sometimes I'm sad. Angry. Frustrated. Alone. It took me about four years to say the words. "I am a mom to a special needs child." I didn't believe it--which shocked me. I feel like I'm usually self aware. Occasionally my conversations with some friends go like this where I start off with, "Oh man. S1 … Continue reading Being a Special Needs Mom is Lonely
ADHD and Anxiety in children is difficult to watch. As parents it hurts us. Do your child and yourself a favor and take care of yourself too.
As a mom with five young kids I know how important it is to take care of yourself too! I know because I’ve failed many times. You know those times when you’ve cried in the bathroom while your kids continued to dump beads into the carpet while screaming at each other and begging for ice … Continue reading I See You.
I was sitting on my crumb-covered couch (We have a strict no-food-out-of-the-kitchen rule. Can you see how much good that does?) in my white t-shirt and yoga pants, both splattered earlier that day with spaghetti sauce. At least three loads of dishes sat on my counter, but I was busy holding my two month old … Continue reading Welcome to my Chaos