autism · Down syndrome

10 things I wish I would have done as a special needs parent from the beginning.

When Casey was first diagnosed with autism, I set out to be the perfect special needs mom. I worked really hard to know all of the information, read all of the books, all while trying to do the regular mom stuff- cleaning, laundry, meals, etc. I burnt out hard. I flung myself into a depression… Continue reading 10 things I wish I would have done as a special needs parent from the beginning.