I asked parents this question: You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… and the responses keep rolling in! Onward to Part VIII.
Finish this sentence… “You know you’re an SPD parent when ____.”
You are often referred to as a seat or swing. – Jessica W.
Your kids won’t go in the water but will happily lick the pool fence for hours. – Suzie R.
When your little one slides, jumps and runs the whole time you’re in the waiting room and people ask ‘Is he like that all the time?” – Kirstie S.
When your child starts screaming and crying hysterically because he spilled a drop of juice on himself. – Dulce R.
You have chew toys for your children. – Tori B.
Bedtimes are delayed by sounds not heard by the normal ear. – Francis M.
You have been told by well meaning friends, family, teachers… “Oh, you are just babying him.” – Jeannine T.
Your purse looks like an Oriental Trading catalog exploded inside and you call all of those things necessities. – Angie M.
You have never taken your child to a parade or fireworks. – Anna M.
You no longer worry he’ll spin himself sick. – Francis M.
You hand your kiddo a napkin to hold her food with. – Stefanie O.
Shopping for birthday presents for your children, you are looking for the items that give the most sensory input and not necessarily the season’s hottest toys. – Amanda T.
You tell your daughter to go wash her hands she says, “I don’t need to wash my hands, Mommy. I already licked them.” – Misty B.
All clothing doesn’t feel right on your daughter. But she says,” I’m going to college to be a clothes designer.” Didn’t see that one coming. – Delta P.
You see someone else kid throwing a tantrum and smile because it’s not yours. – Angie J.
Don’t miss out on the other posts!
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part I
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part II
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part III
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part IV
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part V
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part VI
- You Know You’re an SPD Parent When… Part VII