I am just like you,but maybe just a little more tired.

maryswrittenworld

There is a thing people say a lot to a special needs parent, a parent like me and many of my good friends.   With the best of intentions they ask about how our special child/children are getting on, we tell them as delicately and honestly as we can about life in the arena of special needs.  It’s hard to explain to someone who has ‘typical’ children exactly what your day has been like. Maybe it was changing the nappy of your primary school aged child as they kicked and scratched at you, giving the illusion they suddenly had twice as many arms and legs as they had before you tried to change them. Or we tell them about the last Dr’s appt or the next test but we do it with a smile. These appointments and tests are to us what taking their child to a sports event or drama…

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