Easy to Love but Hard to Raise
Easy to Love but Hard to Raise: Real Parents, Challenging Kids, True Stories.
is an anthology of personal essays written by parents of children with ADD, ADHD, OCD, PDD, ASDS, SPD, PBD and/or other alphabet soup diagnoses that takes the already difficult job of parenting and adds to the challenge. These essays focus on honest feelings and, lessons learned, epiphanies, commonplace and extraordinary experiences. They are written by parents of toddlers, young children, teens, and adult children; those who are in the parenting trenches now, and those looking back on their parenting experiences. Topics include : how children came to be diagnosed, the experience of dealing with problem behaviors in various contexts and settings, experiences with/feelings about treatment (therapies, medications, alternative treatments), school (and other advocacy) experiences, children’s social interactions/friends, and the effect of parenting a difficult child on a parent’s emotional and physical health, marriage, and other relationships.”
Not, your typical blog: Easy to Love but Hard to Raise, Parenting kids with “invisible” disabilities is written by a number of adoptive parents, authors, and professionals, most of whom spend a great deal of time, managing their children’s challenges. http://www.easytolovebut.com/