31 Days of Strategies to Strengthen Parents of Special Needs Children
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Day 2: Have a sense of SELF – I know this sounds like a broken record – but just read my thoughts on this and then share yours – TAKE TIME FOR YOU – JUST ONE HOUR!
Day 3: Focus on only one day or one hour at a time – don’t think too far!
Day 4: Becoming mindful of the beautiful things around you!
Day 5: Finding Pleasure – yes I am serious Pleasure!
Day 6: Are you sleeping? Is your child sleeping? Is your family sleeping? First thing to fix and get SERIOUS about!
Day 7: Mourning for your child – Stages – Self Talk!
Day 8: Mourning your dreams – Stages – Self Talk!
Day 9: Pulling oneself upward and out! Do we move around so much just so we won’t sink!
Day 10: Reinventing yourself
Day 11: Reinventing your dreams
Day 12: Reinvent the dreams for your child
Day 13: Staying Positive
Day 14: Being Healthy…. Really… do you really need to say THAT – I hear it all the time! This time it is different READ!
Day 15: Be content with your best
Day 16: Spend some time outdoors – What do you see?
Day 17: Get out in the community – What do you observe? Think inward now, what is inside of you and your child?
Day 18: Let’s get down to it – What is REALLY going to make your child happy!
Day 19: Socializing strategies for you and your child.
Day 20: Modeling – Parental Imprinting – As you thrive, they will thrive.
Day 21: We are a lonely bunch – but let’s rework the model we are in to individually fit us.
Day 22: Seek adult personal growth.
Day 23: Patience…. Yuck don’t we hate that word!
Day 24: Hope – What is it? Do I even dare to hope?
Day 25: Daily Routines and Structure for you AND your child?
Day 26: Behavioral Strategies so you don’t pull your hair out – What motivates you and What motivates your child – Let’s break it down
Day 27: I’m doing everything but it just isn’t making a difference!
Day 28: Change one thing at a time – don’t create overwhelm.
Day 29: Follow your gut you know your child best!
Day 30: Tap into outside resources – spend the time – its worth it! AND Finally Higher Powers, FAITH – Your Compass – Your Core.
Day 31: We have each other and we are a community that we can learn and grow from!