A = AWARENESS – Small Step Fun

written by Jodee Kulp First, realize that DOING NOTHING can be healthy. If you need to simply stare out the window for a while and breath that is okay. If you need to cry it is okay. I have ranted at the heavens. You are alive, you made it. The past is behind you. YouContinue reading “A = AWARENESS – Small Step Fun”

A = AWARENESS – Self Care Part 3

Written by Jodee Kulp Intense Caregiving – My Story When my daughter’s medical challenges increased; and more of her body systems failed. There was no feeling in her arms or legs and her 3 words were hhh (help), mmm (mom), and iii (ice). Her body’s heart still beat. Her lungs still breathed. FASD became theContinue reading “A = AWARENESS – Self Care Part 3”

A = AWARENESS Self Care – Part 2

Written by Jodee Kulp The demands of special needs care giving can be unrelenting and can take a toll on the caregiver’s physical and emotional health over time. Therefore, it is important for caregivers to prioritize their own self-care and seek support from others to prevent burnout. Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional,Continue reading “A = AWARENESS Self Care – Part 2”