Funny thing sometimes, what it is you can use to find help, to find strength. The troubles of the present are draining but the hell of the past was much worse! Is it possible the past was necessary to make me strong enough for the present and future? https://youtu.be/PscXGpsF3dY I know I have been tired, … Continue reading Finding strength from the past
I decided he had enough to handle on his own plate! I thought I would put it here instead. Even an intelligent mind can only take so many changes [Redacted] ..... I feel like I am needing respite in my armor again. One face for Hubby One face for the youngest One face for the … Continue reading I was going to send this to a friend ….
ARGHHHHHH!!!!I need a holiday ..... Cheers! ~n
(Not a happy post - enter with care) It is no secret that I have had and dealt with many demons of my own. It is also no secret that I have battled and overcome them, however, the battle was long and very difficult at times. This was for various reasons certainly and many circumstances … Continue reading I sometimes wonder …
Sometimes in my day and in my dealing with the boys and myself really, the problem that makes doing the 'right' thing difficult or hard to see is that I am trying to use an old school way of thinking to fix a very new school problem. Mind you our issues are 10 fold, giftedness … Continue reading Old school thinking, new school problem ….
I'm done with feeling guilty! If my child needs a mental health day, if he needs to work from home (since almost everything is available online now anyway) than he will have it. I'm tired of feeling bad or guilty because I'm doing what's best for him, and for me! This morning he was pacing … Continue reading Done with the guilt!
... and taking care of someone else's, or in this case two some else's is exhausting! Calm, positive and optimistic are things I strive for. Understanding and secure and always patient .... but when you are constantly the recipient of cruel and rude words, nasty attitudes and the punching bag for today's stresses it tends … Continue reading Taking care of your mental health is hard work …
My youngest told me today as he was trying to manage yet another trigger - "There is no place for people like me in this world." The *funny* thing about that statement is that if the *adults* in his life would just grow up a little and show some common sense he wouldn't be having … Continue reading Truth hurts
One of the most taxing things about advocating for a child with a less than obvious disability is that people have a hard time believing and coming to terms with that which they can't readily see! Apparently it is not obvious to anyone in a position of authority that a child with a panic disorder … Continue reading People exhaust me ….