Dating special needs kids

11-Aug-2018 18:49

Our kids develop on their own clock, they learn many skills late and some they never master.A wiggled toe that couldn’t wiggle before, a word, a sentence, a smile, a hug, whatever that milestone may be, share it with those who love you and your child. I know how hard it is to hear from parents that their child six months younger than yours is walking and yours isn’t.Goodness, you might even get to pee in peace every now and then. Don’t let being the parent of a special needs child create or reshape your identity.

Being a parent to a child with extra needs is hard. 12) Parenting a child with extra needs is like a marathon.

However, you still need and deserve to be cared for. Maybe your kiddo had a tough day at school and just needed the night off. But beating yourself up isn’t going to change the situation, so try to move on. You may not leap buildings in a single bound or run faster than a speeding bullet but you are a superhero none the less.

Regardless of how or when you became aware that you have a special-needs child, there are a few pieces of advice that universally apply.… continue reading »

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