ImaWestie

Raising little Westies, and life as parent of a special needs son

Waving the white flag

One of those posts where there is no sense “liking” it.

Autism is hard, parenting is hard, and parenting alongside a partner who is also struggling to cope is extremely hard. If any of us only ever keep looking at how far there is left to go rather than how far we’ve come, we will be forever overwhelmed.

Reaching out is the right thing to do. What would it take for a parent to be able to actually have “time off” though?

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