I am thrilled you are here reading Special Needs Stop blog. You will laugh, learn and sometimes cry as I write about the roller coaster ride I call life. You will discover you are not alone when it comes to raising a special needs child or caring for a disabled adult. The feelings we tend to hide from others are open for discussion here and the words we are scared to speak are heard loud and clear. If you are looking for encouragement, humor and a few tears you are in the right place.
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|Posted on June 7, 2015 at 1:40 AM||comments (1)|
For days now everything has been going great. We have not had any meltdowns, embarrassing moments or dreaded calls from the Day Program. Then it happens. The moment when it all comes full circle and I am reminded that we will always have days that brings us back to point A.
I am not new to this game and I should know better but there has always been a part of me that still asks why. Wh...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 2, 2014 at 12:25 PM||comments (0)|
Many of you have followed my posts about the current struggles I am facing with my daughter. I also received words of encouragement and prayers which means so much. I had made a decision about 6 weeks ago to stop administrating Risperdone and try managing her behaviors drug free. It has been an issue with her since she was little. We have tried numerous medications over several years. So many that I had to write ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 3, 2013 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
There are days when I feel like I just don't have anything left to give. I am a giver by nature and I often leave my wants and needs on the back burner so that I may serve others. This is in most part the job of being a mother and care giver. I enjoy what I do and I wouldn't trade what I have for anything but that is not to say I do not have moments of day dreaming that involve pictures of a very different life. When I start to feel run down and at wits end I know I am not the pe...Read Full Post »