I SEE YOU... to my fellow #SpecialNeeds
I see you running your child to therapy, when the other parents are off to football practice or ballet.
I see you slipping out of the conversation when your friends are all chiming in about their child's milestones and grades.
I see you constantly juggling appointments and meetings.
I see you sitting at your computer for hours, researching what you can do to help your child.
I see you cringe when you hear people moan about what seems like petty trivial things.
I see you spread thin, but still going the extra mile for your family, day after day.
I see you digging for depths of strength you never thought you had.
I see you showing appreciation to the teachers, therapists and medical professionals who serve your child, and support you.
I see you rising early in the morning to do it all again after another hectic night.
I see you hanging onto the end of your rope for dear life. I know you feel invisible, like no one notices any of it, but I want you to know I notice you.
I see you relentlessly pushing onward, even when it seems impossible.
I see you keep choosing to do everything in your power to give your child everything you can, always.
What you're doing matters, it's worth it.
On those days where you wonder if you can do it another minute, I want you to know I see you, and you're beautiful!
I want you to know you aren't alone.
I want you to know love is what matters most, and you have that nailed!
And on those days you have breakthroughs, those times when the hard work pays off and success is yours to cherish,
I see you then too, and I'm proud of you!
Which ever day today is, you're worthy, you're good and I see you! ~Author unknown