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
I never considered before what dealing with death after I lost Matthew would be like. It's Father's day.Today I am mourning another little person gone too soon. I absolutely 100% knew dealing with death of children close to me would happen. But I didn't know how it was going to affect me. Another blow Yesterday … Continue reading Dealing with Death – after you have lost a Child
Relocating for our medically complex child was never just about him. It was never just about Matthew. Between having the idea and actually moving, was around 6 - 8 weeks. Such a strange thing to happen, living in your big beautiful home that you once picked out the colours, tap ware and furnishings for. Then … Continue reading Relocating for our Medically Complex Child
I don't have time to think about nutrition. It's not possible to do mental health & nutrition for special needs mums! I have heard it literally hundreds of times. I was the same for the first few years of Matthew's life. But something has to give. How prepared are you for the cost of not … Continue reading Mental Health & Nutrition for Special Needs Mums
Quit now and ignore it all right?That list is impossible.Well managing caring is trade-offs, but a with some work, trial and error, you can keep your priorities straight. When Matthew came along, I was running a fledgling bookkeeping practice, from home. I had started it so I didn't have to go back and work admin … Continue reading Managing caring, the siblings, husband, household and working on the side.
Coping with the grief of losing a child.I was honoured by a request to share my experience with Christina and her community at www.thisisreallifemama.com Christina is a licensed therapist Christina is a mental health professional, she also works from home to care for her children. She is a licensed therapist in California and still completes … Continue reading A Day at a Time; Coping with Grief