“As tough as parenting can be, it becomes even more difficult when our children are diagnosed with a chronic illness or disability.
We go through a wide range of emotions including denial, anger, frustration, guilt, resentment, depression, and fear. All of these feeling are natural.
After the initial shock and disbelief, parents may feel alone and helpless. It is an unbelievably stressful time – like nothing you have ever experienced before in their lives.” – Adrenaline Fatigue Solution
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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