Address Your Stress

Address Your Stress

I was twenty-five years old when I became a mom, and my world changed forever. Like all new parents, I suddenly realized the needs of our small bundle of sweetness would rule my heart and my days for years to come. Unlike most new parents, my husband and I soon had to...
Top Ten Special Needs Posts of 2015

Top Ten Special Needs Posts of 2015

With 2015 swiftly drawing to a close, New Year’s Eve is a good time to take a look at DifferentDream.com’s top ten special needs posts of 2015. A look through this list gives a good idea of what’s been speaking to and bothering parents of kids with...
Can Parenting Trauma Lead to PTSD? Pt. 3

Can Parenting Trauma Lead to PTSD? Pt. 3

Welcome to the third post in Different Dream’s series about special needs parenting stress, trauma, and PTSD. The first post introduced the series, while the second explained the difference between trauma and PTSD. Today, child psychologist Liz Mathies is back,...