Am I doing this parenting thing right?

5 months ago
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Ever wonder if you are a good parent? Do you feel like you are making mistakes? The answer is yes and yes! 

If you have to question if you are a good parent or not, this means yes you are a good parent. 

Parenting is not easy! We often feel like we have failed, day in and day out.  As a single mother to a child with disabilities, this feeling is much stronger.  I take him to all appointments, give him all the medicine the doctors say to give, I do as we are told. But still feel helpless on a daily basis. As hard as it may be everyday, I still wake up with hope, with a smile and with strength to be the strongest I can be for this child who looks up to me. 

The one thing I can reassure you, that look on your child's face when they smile, when they cry, when they are upset... they still turn to you for guidance! No matter what! This is a feeling of relief. 

As hard as it may seem, you have created this tiny human. You can do no wrong in their eyes! At the end of the day... this is the best feeling EVER! 

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