Tag: Caregiver Burnout



Elliott isn’t able to fall asleep tonight

Elliott is having one of those nights where he’s unable to fall asleep. Melatonin isn’t even helping tonight. He’s not bouncing off the walls or anything like that. He’s simply laying in bed, unable to sleep. At this point, I told him he could watch Netflix on his tablet for a little bit. I’m hoping …

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Emmett drew himself as a superhero and it’s adorbs

For an art project at school, the kids were asked to draw themselves as a superhero. In my book, these kids are all superheros on their own, but this was much more fun. ☺ Emmett drew himself as Harry Potter. Lizze has been reading Harry Potter to the boys each night and Emmett’s a big …

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I’m feeling exhausted

The boys are having a really good morning. They’re each doing their own thing, and perhaps that’s why there’s no fighting. Either way, I’ll take it. ☺ I’m feeling exhausted this morning, even after getting a decent night’s sleep. There are no plans for today except the continued planning of our trip at the end …

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Lizze isn’t doing so well right now

Lizze is having a really rough time right now. If you follow our story, you might recall that Lizze has migraines almost every single day. They range from I can breathe through this to someone fucking kill me. The last day or so, it’s been really bad and while she’s pushed though most of the …

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One small but important hiccup with our trip

We received a phone call from Give Kids the World this morning. They were calling to make sure we didn’t have any questions and to help calm any nervousness we may be feeling about the trip. I learned a bit more about how everything works and gained some further insight in how to prepare for …

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Attacking the huge pile of unsorted laundry

We are going through the monumental task of figuring out what clothes we need to try and get before we leave for Florida. Laundry is something that is almost always a back burner type chore for us because there’s usually more pressing issues. Washing the laundry isn’t usually a problem but folding, sorting and putting …

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