Tag: Caregiver Burnout

I think we might be off to a good start 

I had a really difficult time sleeping last night. I finally gave up about 2:00 AM and moved to the couch. The issue for me last night was an inability to shut my brain off.  I watched TV for a little while before I was finally able to fall asleep.  The boys slept well though …

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I’m no longer associated with Guardian Locate 

I have a very important announcement to make and I want to do so in the most tactful way possible. Please understand that I’m not opening this up to questions because I’m not sure it’s appropriate.  As you may or may not know, I co-founded a company called Guardian Locate. The mission was to provide …

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It’s Spring Break and I’m trying not to stress out over it

Today marks the first official week of Spring Break. This means that the boys will be home all week.  Spring Break is like a practice run for Summer Vacation. We get a chance to remember how challenging it is before we’re thrown into roughly one hundred days of the boys being home.  I really enjoy …

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My kids are driving me completely insane today and here’s why

Holy shit….. My kids are driving me completely bonkers today. I like to think I’m in a good enough place to be able to cope longer with some of this stuff but not today. Gavin will not stop talking. In fact, he literally follows me around the house, talking at me and not to me. …

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We’re celebrating a little victory today

I’ve written this post out twice now and each time WordPress somehow eats it. For that reason, I’m going to keep this short and sweet..  I took Gavin with me to the grocery store the other day. He always wants to push the cart but I usually avoid this because he doesn’t pay attention to …

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When good news is heartbreaking 

I wanted to share some insight into what it’s like to be heartbroken by good news. I know that sounds weird but let me explain.  On Tuesday, we were informed that Gavin has graduated from speech therapy. He had brought his scores up in several areas and he no longer fit the criteria that would …

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