Tag: Caregiver Burnout

A quick update 01/21/2019

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It’s been a very long, four day weekend. For the most part, we’ve been trapped in the house due to the weather. The kids were able to get outside a few times and play in the snow for a little while. Outside of those brief excursions, we’ve been cooped up… Read more »



Hey #Autism parents, you’re allowed to have bad days

As an Autism parent, one of the things I’ve learned is the importance of being positive. Autism parenting can often be stressful and filled with challenge. It’s easy to get caught up in all the stress and lose sight of all the amazing bits and pieces that can go along… Read more »



We’re about to be hammered by Mother Nature

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We’re currently bracing for the worst winter storm we’ve had in awhile. It’s definitely the worst of the year because we’ve not had much snow at all this winter. We’re supposed to be looking at up to a foot snow and blizzard conditions over the next 24 hours. I went… Read more »



I screwed up this morning

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I’m not off to a good start this morning. I’m sitting in the office at Stark County Community Action because I have to recertify PIPP or percentage of income payment plan. This helps to control the cost of utilities. Anyway, I made sure that I had everything I needed going… Read more »



This is heartbreaking

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Mr. Emmett is home from school today because he’s not feeling well. He’s been struggling with his fever disorder related mouth sores and he’s just reached a point where he’s sick to his stomach. Poor Emmett didn’t sleep much last night and is too much pain to go to school… Read more »



Unexpected change in plans

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It’s been a longer day today and that’s not always a bad thing. I have the boys at therapy but after waiting for about 30 minutes, our therapist came out and let us know that she’d changed us to 5 PM but forgot to tell us.. Opps.. We’re already halfway… Read more »



I really need this right now

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Today was a bit unexpected as it began with a snowday. I’m aware that we’re watching a winter storm for this coming weekend but I didn’t know anything about an ice storm last night. Anyway, everything was glazed in ice this morning and schools were called off. We didn’t have… Read more »


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