How to Regain Control of Your Life Following a Chronic Condition Diagnosis

Chronic conditions refer to a range of illnesses defined by the fact that they last for one year or more, impact daily living, and require consistent healthcare management. If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you may be wondering what your life will look like in the future. Fortunately, you have more power over…

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 POCWASN (Parents of Children With All Special Needs) 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….

A Parents Guide Navigating Through the Journey of Autism

ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects a child’s development. Autism starts in the womb, although children with ASD may not be identified until they are in preschool or even elementary school (or older) when symptoms of the disease become more apparent. Children with ASD have a mix of two types of…

7 Tips For Long-Distance Caregiving

Long-distance caregiving has its own set of difficulties. So be prepared to practice a lot of patience, and here is a list of seven things to bear in mind if you find yourself in the job of long-distance caregiving. Make a list of the top priority tasks that need to be done to help the…

10 Signs of Caregiver Burnout

Burnout affects caregivers in the form of physical, emotional, and mental weariness. It may be followed by a shift in attitude, from caring and positive to uncaring and negative. Caregivers might burn out if they don’t get the support they need or try to do more than they are physically or financially capable of. Many…

Surviving Remote Work with Babies and Toddlers

Working remotely is ideal for parents with small children. You can be present for your child’s needs and pay attention to their daily development while earning a living at home. As ideal as it sounds, the balancing act that this requires can be exhausting. Parents of Children With All Special Needs (POCWASN) helps support parents…

Self-Care for Emotional Healing

“Emotional health is an important part of overall health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. … It means you are aware of your emotions. You can deal with them, whether they are positive or negative. Emotionally healthy people still feel stress, anger, and sadness.” – Family Doctor . org Life certainly…

Welcoming Our New Moms at POCWASN

We took some time to interview a few of our new POCWASN Moms to find out how they are enjoying our self-care services. If you would like to apply to services at POCWASN, please take a moment to fill out the form below and an administrator will be in touch with you shortly after. Meet…

Self-Care Tips for Men

It’s common for men to think self-care is only for women, but as we know by now, we all need a little self-care to keep ourselves thriving in our day to day life. We want to offer you 10 of the following tips for men on practicing self-care. “In dealing with those who are undergoing…