This Christmas wouldn't be in hospital. I suddenly knew why some people hate Christmas. I could be depressed, or I could focus on the good.
Here are my medical definitions, adding some detail from my experiences. As carers and parents of children with medical conditions and disabilities we learn lots of new terminology. We don't always catch the meaning the first time we hear them. Medical Terms for the Special Needs Parent #complexmedicalcondition Acute - A sudden or severe episode/illness … Continue reading Medical Definitions – From a Carer
Doing many admissions with Matthew, exercise in the hospital was the only option. Special needs mum's need to take care of themselves & exercise is a great step!
With a child who had long stays in hospital, the cost of take away & coffee, parking, added up quickly. We learned to save money cooking in hospital.
Being referred to palliative care for a child can be terrifying, but actually their roll is to help their patients & families get the most out of life.
Special Needs Parents & Hot Marriage Secrets? Are you crazy? I can see the mum now, totally worn out, hasn't thought about dressing up & going out in months. "My marriage hasn't been hot since our honeymoon. Let alone since our special needs child was born." Sure, and you're not alone. Marriage Breakdown as Special … Continue reading Special Needs Parents – Hot Marriage Secrets