Education, Endurance and Cheer for the Chronically Hard Days — getting help

Steps to Take After Medical Abuse or Neglect

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Steps to Take After Medical Abuse or Neglect

The Unfortunate Reality For anyone seeking care from the medical community, we unfortunately must accept that mistakes happen. Keep in mind, though, that just because a mistake happens, does not mean it was a case of abuse/neglect. So, before we discuss steps to take after abuse/neglect, let's review some things to keep in perspective. 1. Medical Professionals are human beings. They do not have infinite knowledge 2. Medical providers are "practicing" medicine. Mistakes will happen and wrong decisions will be made throughout their career as they continue to learn. 3. Whether a mistake is abuse/neglect depends on the attitude of the medical...

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Is Your Child Doing Well?

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Is Your Child Doing Well?

Sadly for parents, life doesn't come with an instruction manual for each situation you may face with your children. There will be times where your kids may seem perfectly fine when they are actually needing extra support. Especially during stressful times, it is so important to spend quality time talking with your kids so you have a good understanding of what's happening in their mind and heart. This will help you know if your child is developing negative survival techniques. Negative Survival Techniques and How To Help Earlier this week on social media we talk about the negative survival techniques kids can...

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Finding Support

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Finding Support

Here are some tips on finding help so it's not as overwhelming. #easydoesit   1. Ask - are there things where friends or family might be able to help? Don't assume what they will be able to do or not do. Asking is the only way to find out. To lower stress when asking for help, be honest about the need, but make sure people know they have the freedom to say no if they aren't able to help. If they can't help, they may know resources where you can find help. People in chronic suffering situations often endure more than...

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