As a mom to 5 children, two adopted with special needs, and former foster mom to 35 children, I understand how tough it is to parent. Parenting children with unique needs takes it to a whole new level. It’s the beyond the beyond.
Favorite Blog Posts about Parenting & Special Needs at The Holy Mess
Hope for Special Needs Parents — Hang in there, Mom!
Still Standing — A series with tips, techniques, and encouragement from parenting our child with intense behavior struggles
For the Mom at the Slide: When Parenting is Frighteningly Hard (Sara’s favorite blog post ever!)
Hard is Hard is Hard — There is no comparing grief or tragedy.
Depression is a Liar (The #1 most popular post on The Holy Mess)
Managing a Metabolic Condition, GA1, & Special Diets
Parenting a Child with Emotional Issues
“Mom, Do I Have Special Needs?” — How to Our Children About Their Special Needs
Adoption and Foster Care Issues
Posts to Share with Loved Ones
I’m available to speak to parent’s groups: “I Didn’t Sign Up for This: Hope for Special Needs Parents.” I also speak to churches and other groups on the topic, “How to Minister to Special Needs Families.” Click here for more information.
Foster & Adoptive Parents
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