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I did absolutely nothing productive today and that’s okay

I’ve been pushing myself a great deal recently. I’ve been struggling with burnout and today I took the entire day off for the first time in I don’t know how long. Here’s what happened.

I felt broken and was crumbling under the weight of everything

I don’t think I’ve written much about how I’ve been doing, at least not in great detail. I’ve shared little bits here and there, but that’s about it. Writing has been much more challenging over the last year, but I’m slowly being drawn back to it. I don’t know where to begin, or if this …

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Raise your hand if you’re struggling too

If you’re struggling with parenting your special needs kids, you’re not alone. I’m strugglong too, and this is my story. You’re not as alone as you think.

The Journey to Independence: Progress does not require perfection

If you’ve been following our journey, you know that Gavin has come such a long way. He’s doing so well compared to where he was. However, I think it’s important also to state that improvement doesn’t mean perfection. There are still struggles, and they can be challenging to manage. Today was one of those days …

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This was once my worst fear

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been dealing with COVID for almost 3 years now. So much has changed during this time. COVID has become a part of everyday life that it’s even been incorporated into our favorite TV shows as well. I’m still not used to that one. LOL If you’ve been reading for …

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Finding Myself Again

I’ve been struggling to find myself. There have been so many changes in my life over the last few years and some of them significant. Some of these changes left me feeling lost and broken. I needed to rediscover who I am, and I’ve been on this journey trying too figure it all out. Our …

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The reality of being a single parent to 3 neurodivergent teenage boys while battling my own demons

It’s been a roller-coaster week for me. The last month has been challenging for me on a number of levels and I’m trying to work my way through it. There’s so much going on in my life at the moment and I’m trying to stay on top of everything. Work is keeping me busy, which …

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I’m just gonna leave this here

I’m exhausted and I’m leaving super early so I can get home to my loved ones. I’ll be sharing all about my trip after I settle back in and catch my breath. I just wanted give you some idea of how today went. I can’t wait for this episode to come out. Be sure to …

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