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Special Needs Mom

30 Tips for Self-Care

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I know you read that headline and scoffed, it is hard taking care of yourself when you’re a mom! I have trouble myself finding the time to schedule appointments for myself versus taking my kids to the doctor and therapies. I always put myself on the back burner and I can’t do that anymore. I am not getting any younger and I need to be the best me for my family. I’ve always come to realize that my chronic illness (will be sharing that on another post) isn’t going anywhere and I need to take care of it before it gets worse.

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April 17, 2019
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I Took a Little Longer

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I took a little longer in the shower today…

I woke up exhausted and miserable today, the pollen here in North Carolina is horrendous. I didn’t have the energy to do anything but I did need to shower. I turned on the TV, powered on the Firestick, quickly clicked through the menu to STARZ, and came across Frozen—yup he likes it just as much as his older brother did.

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March 17, 2019
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The Manual

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I see you staring at our loud family sitting at the table. I see your judging eyes when our differently-abled son whines and yells for me to hold him. I see you dart your eyes quickly when I look up because I feel the stares.

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February 25, 2019
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