What no one ever tells a parent or caregiver of a child that requires “more” is what the struggles are like. There is little acknowledgment that the parenting challenges you are facing are more than the “typical” childhood challenges and that the parenting challenges are harder than the challenges other parents face.
Do you have a child who has extreme behavior when they become overwhelmed or triggered? Parenting a child in crisis comes with a lot of emotions and uncertainty. Read this blog post so you remember you are not alone.
I remember how powerless I used to feel when my child got set off by something…And sometimes I had no idea what set off my child, which made dealing with my child in crisis all the more frustrating and confusing.