A carer for a special needs child often feels swamped and lonely. It's not a sign of weakness to need relationships & support, it's being human. Relationships are important and take work. Here I share my tips for keeping them straight.
How-To Save Money Fast Ideas Come Down To You. I applied only a few of these and changed completely how we felt about our family budget.
Supplements for energy? Unless we make changes to the sleep we get, exercise we do, the stress we feel or what we put in our body nothing changes
There are so many great articles giving advice about caring for a special needs child. A go-bag is one tip that brought me peace in what was often chaos
Ultimately respite for special needs children means someone else will take over caring for your child so you can take a well deserved break from caring responsibilities. The saying 'It takes a village to raise a child' is even more true for a special needs child.
As the parent of a child with a life-limiting illness, there are so many different ways to approach healthy living. Are we doing enough to be there always?
The family budget: Today I invited Heather Cox, to share some of her tips and tricks. Heather & Arianna Cox Heather is Mum to two beautiful girls, including Ari who has Sotos Syndrome a rare genetic condition. She started Arianna's Army and is one of the founding members of the Sotos Syndrome Australasia Association. Managing … Continue reading Managing a Family Budget as a Parent of a Child with a Disability
What would I tell myself at the beginning as a parent of a child with special needs? I wouldn't. I might handover a booklet to read when I was ready.
As a carer, I am often stretched beyond my imaging. But would I know when I had reached my limits? During the bushfires, I learned that answer.
My friends compare this community to the Hunger Games. Our 'unlucky' drawcard landed us together. We need our community & the odds to ever be in our favour.