Hope and Gratitude for Special Needs Moms on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is here once again.  The feelings and emotions that come with this day are overwhelming.  Take your pick…. I rotate a zillion feelings on a daily basis.

Maybe today it will be the unconditional love for my daughter.  All the warm and fuzzy stuff that will never fade.  Or will it be the pure exhaustion I feel from helping her every step of the way?   Just one day off?  I need a week!

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Who moved my bath salts? 3 Life-changing steps to bring back self-care

Self-care is a trending topic.

First made popular by the undeniable appeal of rewarding yourself with spa treatments and luxury splurges after an especially stressful day, this version of consumer self-care is promoted heavily by companies selling self-care services and products.

We’ve been well conditioned to conjure up images of tub soaking with luxury bath bombs as a route to happiness. Continue reading