Tag: Caregiver Burnout



Autistic boy needs hospital treatment after ‘bullies’ leave plank of wood impaled in his head

I want to bring this to everyone’s attention because we clearly have a great deal of work that still needs to be done. We have to do a better job of raising our kids. For a child to be able to do this to another child, is really scary and… Read more »



I feel so much more human today 

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After taking care of a few things I needed to get done, I slept for most of the morning. I desperately needed a break and the sleep. Lizze is having a much better day today and I feel so much more human after my shut eye.  I’m grateful for all… Read more »



Hoping I’ll feel better as the day goes om

The boys will be going to hang out with my Mom today. They’ll leave about lunchtime and be back a few hours later. We definitely need the break today, that’s for sure.  Lizze and I have no plans for today and I’m super okay with that.  I’m exhausted and plan… Read more »



A really bad day but it got better

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I’m gonna make this quick because it’s been a long day and I’m exhausted.  It was a really rough day for a million reasons but things improved as the day went on. Sometimes I crumble under all the pressure because I’m human and that’s okay. Today was just one of… Read more »



Finding a silver lining in a shitty day

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I’m not having a good day. There’s no way to sugar coat this at all. I’m just not having a good day.  Lizze is struggling, and frankly, that impacts all of us. I’m under a tremendous amount of stress and pressure. Some of which I put on myself, and others… Read more »



The back to school countdown begins

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I love my kids and would rather have them home with me than not. At the same time however, I’m counting down the days until next Thursday when they return to school.  We have some major concerns as far as school goes this year, mostly in regards to Emmett.  Aside… Read more »