If I had to choose a female superhero to represent a family caregiver, I would choose a warrior that has a shield engraved with the letter “S”. The “S” stands for softness, spirit and self-awareness.
When people get tired and frustrated, compassion is usually one of the first things to go out the window. When actually, that’s when we need it most. Both compassion for ourselves and compassion for others.
But now I understand the importance of hope. Parents of children with autism need stories of inspiration and hope so that they never give up on their kids.
Simply having the discussion and mindset shift feels better - and also gives me reassurance that I can trust myself as a Mom.
February is the month of hearts and love. What are you waiting for? Start with radical self-love.
I’ve been racking my brain trying to understand why I’m not feeling better. Understand why I can’t feel happier (not helpful at all by the way).