Once you have gone through the stages of accepting your child’s diagnoses, you can’t afford to go backward. You can’t let people fill you with doubt because you need to be strong. I wish I could say that Autism comes with a welcome wagon but it comes with a fight.
Before I share a future post about why and how we came to the decision to medicate our daughter, I want to talk about the positive impacts it has had on our life. (Video link below). Previously, she was unable to sit for any activity. She went from toy to toy and show to show. We … Continue reading I Only Feel Guilty When I Miss a Dose
There is a time and a place for teaching discipline and that time is not during a meltdown.
Check out my Video on how my daughter learned play skills from watching other children play with toys on YouTube!
My first ever video!
I never thought about that until today.
I don’t have time to get depressed or get my own therapy. I’m so busy holding it together for my daughter that it has completely and utterly consumed my entire life.
I tell myself it is probably nothing as it has always been nothing in the past; I just had a round of bloodwork that checked out okay. But what if it wasn’t?
What would happen if it wasn’t? I thought about this today and have never felt more alone.
It’s been a while.
Thank you Kate from Finding Cooper’s Voice for sharing my work!
I have tried to just keep it real. But in order to maintain a life outside of this isolated world, I’ve learned that I can’t do that. This is how I need to change this year and it’s not an easy change to make.
This is the only truth you’ll ever need as a parent: you love your child, the one you get, no matter what child you wished for while you were pregnant.