The response to these posts have been astounding! I think it reflects how desperately we all need to feel like there are parents out there who are going through the same things we are and understand the craziness of sensory challenges.
Finish this sentence… “You know you’re an SPD parent when ____.”
You have five pairs of the exact same pants because they’re the only ones that feel “right.” – Brenna W.
Your child has a breakdown in public and you don’t get embarrassed. – Elissa M.
You stop asking “are you okay” and questioning why they run into a wall, crash on concrete, spin or fall. – Megan W.
You massage your daughter’s back harder then you want your own back massaged as an adult and she thinks it feels good. – Staci B.
When you spend most of your Facebook time on The Sensory Spectrum instead of with your friends! – Nanda G.
You get excited if you child just touches a new food. – Diana B.
Your child wears socks at the beach and you don’t bat an eye. – Laurel B.
When another parent says so-and-so is ‘always mentioning’ your child, and you think, oh, gosh, why?! – Charlotte E.
When the phone rings, you look at your caller Id and it’s the school and your stomach does a flip flop. – Carol L.
You can read a thread like this and know for every moment you’ve thought no one understands how frustrating it is to be frustrated at a kid who can’t help it, there is in fact plenty of people who understand. – Pamela R.
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