We need to realize we can teach old dogs new tricks, swap out old shoes for new, and get moving in a new direction that works for us. Ask for help. Change. Move forward. You (and we) can do it!
Lack of sleep is pretty common for those of us who have children impacted by disability. Stressful days are often the norm as well. It can be hard to stay positive throughout the day as we interact with therapists, teachers, doctors and, most importantly, our families. It can be easy for our speech to become short and have a bite to it as opposed to filled with grace and love.
In those times, taking a step back to pray, reflect, and breathe can be the perfect answer.