Is it ever ok to be less than perfect as a parent? When parents focus on perfection they are likely avoiding the feelings driving this need. They can also be subconsciously passing this expectation on to their child.
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I remember going into my 20-week ultrasound excited and happy to learn more about our baby. We were going to learn the gender and so much about the future seemed to ride on this revelation. I didn’t know that there would be another revelation that would determine much more about the future. During that ultrasound my husband and… Continue reading Anxiety – Lessons Learned While Being a Mom to a Child with a Disability
Anyone who has stumbled onto social media or out into a supermarket lately has noticed the level of panic in our communities is rising. The minute you turn on the television there is dramatic music and TV journalists telling us about the latest in the “coronavirus outbreak.” Our children have started to notice and some of them… Continue reading How Can I Support My Child During Scary Times? Helping Your Young Child Through the Coronavirus