When our son Jack developed a mysterious illness in November of last year, our world turned upside down. Our once funny, vibrant, energetic boy could hardly get out of bed. Within a few short weeks, he was no longer able to attend school or participate in activities he had once loved. Over the course of […]
As I mentioned in this recent post, giving time to your special needs child’s siblings each day is important. But what happens when emergency strikes? How do you balance time with each of your children when a hospitalization or medical emergency comes into play?
Anyone who likes going to urgent care or the emergency room, raise your hand! Anyone? No one? That’s right. Nobody likes it for any reason, anytime. It’s stressful, often unplanned and disorganized, and can be a frustrating experience. I put my doctor head together with a few parents who live this firsthand, and we came […]