Have you heard the phrase: expectations are just premeditated resentments? This can happen when we place expectations on our kids with FASD - but it can also happen to ourselves. I was reminded of this lately.
For anyone that had a great day today, I’m happy for you. For anyone that does not recognize the day, I honour that. For those that had a tough day, I send you much love. I had a tough day. A disappointing day that turned out differently than the plan. My daughter was going to … Continue reading Mowing Mother’s Day
by R.J. Formanek RJ Red Shoe Shopping in 2018 Everyone dealing with FASD in some way has had to deal with certain aspects of grief and loss, and that includes us, on the spectrum as well. It's all part of the package. I answered a post earlier, but wanted to share the general idea that … Continue reading Grief and Loss for People with FASD
I've been thinking about grief and loss for awhile now. We know many caregivers for individuals with FASD experience grief and loss. We hear others say, "Oh, that's grief and loss!" - but what do we really know about it? Most of the information available on grief and loss is about death. Or in relation … Continue reading FASD: Grief and Loss for Caregivers