Fun Activities For Children on the Autism Spectrum

When you’re a parent of a child with autism, you may feel like there’s nothing to do. Your child may be anxious and overwhelmed by the world around them, so they can’t enjoy activities other kids love. But there are many fun things you can do together as a family that is specifically designed to…

Self-Care for Family Caregivers

By Jennifer McDougall When caring for someone else, you need to make sure that you are taking care of yourself. So it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities of your loved one that you forget about yourself. However, if you don’t take care of yourself, then how can you be expected to…

Self-Care for Kids: Simple Ideas for Big Results

By Janice Russell Adults are no strangers to daily stress and anxiety. And we understand how essential self-care is for maintaining our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. But the truth is children are also under a lot of stress these days, and many don’t have the know-how to navigate the various pressures of daily life….

Caregiver Support Groups Near Me

By Jennifer McDougall If you’re a caregiver or know someone, you must know that you’re not alone. There are millions of caregivers out there who can relate to what you’re going through. One of the best ways to find support when caring for an elderly loved one or someone with special needs is by joining…

Caring for Yourself as a Caregiver Does Not Make You Selfish

By Jennifer McDougall If you’re a caregiver, you know all too well that there’s never enough time in the day. You’ve likely found yourself skipping meals, losing sleep, and feeling like your mind and body are ready to give up. And if you’re guilty about taking care of yourself—even though it’s necessary for your physical…

4 Helpful Steps When Working Remotely With a Special Needs Child

While working remotely saves you time and money on a commute, it is challenging to focus on tasks during the day when you have a young one with special needs at home. If you are trying to balance your time working from home while still caring for your baby or toddler with special needs, incorporate…

11 Ways to Be a Better Parent for Your Child With Special Needs

What makes a great parent? This is the million-dollar question parents have been asking since the beginning of time. It’s a basic instinct to want what’s best for our kids, especially children with special needs. As parents of children with disabilities, we all hope our children can relish their younger years and thrive when they…

Importance of a Self-Care Routine for New Caregivers

By Daniel Sherwin Caregiving is an activity that demands constant physical and mental effort from the caregiver. While most caregivers disclose that caring for a loved one provides them with a sense of purpose and fulfillment, it also brings its own set of challenges. According to a study, the number of caregivers in the United…

How to Help Caregivers in Need of Support and Self-Care

By Jennifer McDougall Caregivers need your help. While many people don’t think about how much time, energy, and devotion it requires to be a caregiver, there is a desperate need for self-care for those who provide their assistance every day by making life easier for others who depend on them. 23% of family caregivers caring for…