Not another temper tantrum! That’s the tenth one today. Amidst my own tears, I was at my wits end. Having a child with autism proved too much for me. I didn’t think I had the strength to do it.
The day-to-day care of a child with special needs requires much more of a parent than seems possible. The extra therapies, doctor appointments, and at-home treatments can sap all of our energy. And, behavior challenges can be the tipping point for us.
A pervasive sense of hopelessness can settle in. We think, “Is this ever going to get easier?”
Looking back, the day I had a change in my perspective was the day it did get easier.
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