Autism parenting can be all consuming, absolutely exhausting and full of indescribable amounts of stress. One of the toughest things about being an Autism parent is remembering to take care of ourselves.
Taking care of ourselves is beyond important because if we don’t take care of ourselves, we won’t be able to take care of our kids. It’s not easy to remain focused on self-care when our kids require so much of our everything.
One of the best ways to correct this problem is to recognize its existence. My goal is to help you take a quick self-inventory and at least get you thinking about whether or not your taking care of yourself.
Do you find it hard to take care of yourself? Does it just slip your mind or are you too busy with your kids needs to even think about it?