“Caregiving is a round-the-clock job with few breaks. Caregivers have a tendency to put most of their energy into another person’s well-being, while their own needs take second place…or third or fourth.
But there are many gifts that caregivers can give to themselves to help sustain that energy. Fortunately, the most meaningful gifts usually don’t cost a dime.” – Karen Wang, Friendship Circle
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For more reading about special needs parenting:
Mom and Dad, I Need You to Calm Down: Emotional Regulation Skills and Anger Management for Parents Raising Special Needs Children with ADHD, Autism or Anger Problems (Mindful Parenting)Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs: Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and RespectfulBecoming a Seriously Happy Special Needs Mom: 21 Steps to Finding Your Happy PlaceThe Other Side of Special: Navigating the Messy, Emotional, Joy-Filled Life of a Special Needs Mom