Tag - special needs parenting

1
25 Quotes About Parenting A Child With Disabilities
2
Partners In Parenting

25 Quotes About Parenting A Child With Disabilities

Parenting a child who has a disability definitely has some unique challenges. Here are a few quotes that never fail to deliver a ray of sunshine on the cloudy days. Enjoy and please feel free to add your favourites in the comments.  1. “Motherhood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you would have.  It’s about understanding that he is exactly the person he is supposed to be and that, if you’re lucky, he just might be the teacher who turns you into the person you are supposed to be.” ~ Joan Ryan 2.  “One of the great things that any community can do is not teach tolerance, but live tolerance, not talk respect, but live inclusivity.” ~ Michael Pritchard 3.  “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched- They must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller 4.  Don’t focus on what she can’t do. Focus on what she can do. Like a boss. ~ Lisa Thornbury 5.  “Parents of children with special needs create their own world of happiness and believe in things that others cannot yet see.” ~Unknown 6.  “Sometimes the things we[…]

Read More

Partners In Parenting

  My husband and I are partners in every way. Well, except for banking. I washed my hands of all the financial stuff years ago. Though I feign interest, he and I both know I’m thinking about Mad Men or what might be happening on Twitter while he’s explaining our bank statements. But that’s okay because I am in charge of other important things. Like the groceries. Somebody has to menu plan and use coupons. He doesn’t want to do it, so I do. Like I said, partners — each with specific roles and duties, like a well-oiled machine. Speaking of which, he deals with all things automotive, while I take care of the laundry. (He’s actually banned from touching the dryer. The man has shrunk one too many pairs of my jeans.) When I comes to parenting, we share duties. Sometimes we employ the “good cop, bad cop” routine (I’m always the good cop because I can’t stomach the bad cop shtick) but mostly we parent united. When Avery was diagnosed with a genetic disorder and we discovered that one parent would need to stay home full time, we both knew it would be me. Not that my husband[…]

Read More

All images and text are copyright © 2016 Forever In Mom Genes