One And Done: If Your Only Child Has Profound Special Needs, Have You Fully Envisioned Your Future?

One And Done: If Your Only Child Has Profound Special Needs, Have You Fully Envisioned Your Future?

You were looking forward to having a family of four of five, or three kids, but things did not work out that way. You often hear of parents being one and done due to the fact that there were pregnancy or postpartum complications involved.

For instance, if you had a severe case of pre-eclampsia during your pregnancy to the point that it almost killed you and your baby, you would be scared to get pregnant the second time.

Or if your postpartum depression turned into psychosis, you would be afraid to risk it again. Perhaps financially you could not afford to have more kids. The reasons are endless. 

The Painful Truth About Parenting Burnout

The Painful Truth About Parenting Burnout

Parenting burnout is a huge problem among so many parents of young children and parents of kids with special needs regardless of their age. And when it comes to times such as what we are dealing with now in regards to Covid, parents will become even more burned out of kids that are at an age or at a developmental stage of being quite dependant. 

Parenting 101: 5 Crafts For Kids To Do While At Home

Parenting 101: 5 Crafts For Kids To Do While At Home

Since you are stuck at home due to the current circumstances, you can do some fall crafts with your kids to make your pandemic parenting a little easier. And even if there was no pandemic, these fall crafts are fun while the kids are still young regardless of the year...

Stop Social Media Taking Over Parenting

Stop Social Media Taking Over Parenting

Here is the thing. Yes, it is a known fact that teachers often go out of their way for kids and you have to have the patience of a saint in order to be around kids for six hours a day. Especially if you have to deal with over 20 of them in a classroom. But respect...

Pandemic Isolation Makes Parenting Challenging

Pandemic Isolation Makes Parenting Challenging

The truth is, the pandemic is definitely causing more challenges to happen among parents as it is leaving them more exhausted and eventually burned out. However, I will add something. When it comes to special needs parenting, the isolation is similar to the way it is...

How Can You Help your Pet Accept the New Baby?

How Can You Help your Pet Accept the New Baby?

When you find out that you are expecting, that alone will make you anxious and excited at the same time. However, if you are a pet owner, especially if you have a dog or cat- you will be even more anxious.  Because you will not know how your pet will feel about the...

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