Tag Archives: self-care

Will you accept my #Autism Awareness month challenge?

It’s Autism Awareness month once again. I see the Blue lights going up, the Memes spreading across the Internet but I want to make a suggestion to all of you out there. I believe Autism Awareness month has been around since 1970 and it seems that each year we pretty… Read more »

How to Look After Yourself When Your Kids Need So Much From You

This is a collaborative post and may not reflect the views and opinions of this blog or its author. Image Credit: Stock Vault Parenting is always going to be a challenge, but when your kids are so dependent on you for support, it can be difficult to take care of… Read more »

#Autism Parents – You MUST be selfish

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When you’re a parent to a child or in my case, children – with special needs, it’s incredibly easy to get tunnel vision. We feel like we have to put every ounce of all we have into our kids. While this is well-intentioned, it’s also largely misguide

(Poll) #Autism Parents – Do you find it hard to take care of yourself?

Autism parenting can be all consuming, absolutely exhausting and full of indescribable amounts of stress. One of the toughest things about being an Autism parent is remembering to take care of ourselves. Taking care of ourselves is beyond important because if we don’t take care of ourselves, we won’t be… Read more »

How my wife and I maintain our marriage, while raising 3 kids with #Autism

Even while we’re neck deep in all that goes into raising three kids with Autism and various other special needs, my wife and I put a great deal of importance on maintaining our marriage. Caregiver┬áBurnout resulted in a roughly two-year separation, and we have learned some very valuable lessons from… Read more »