How My Special Needs Son Taught Me To Sack Up & Laugh
by Kathy Chlan
Pub Date 24 Apr 2017
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Are you parenting by the seat of your pants? Discover a new mindset to embrace the joy and madness of motherhood.
Are your kids driving you crazy? Do you worry that despite your best efforts you still aren't doing enough? As a mother of two with a special-needs son, author Kathy Chlan knows what you're going through. With her popular blog, Unfiltered Mom, Chlan has helped countless parents navigate the chaos of raising kids. And now she's here to help you!
Maternally Challenged: How My Special Needs Son Taught Me To Sack Up & Laugh! explores the day-to-day challenges of raising a special-needs child. Through heartwarming and hilarious personal accounts, you'll find that you aren't alone in dealing with family dysfunction. With Chlan's guidance, you'll learn methods to re-contextualize your troubles for a new outlook on parenthood and life. You may even start to laugh through the adversity.In Maternally Challenged, you'll discover:
· That you aren't alone: all moms worry they don't know what they're doing
· What steps you can take when life throws you a series of curveballs
· How to stop dwelling on your mistakes and find time to appreciate the little victories
· How to teach your special-needs child that using disability as a crutch is never an option
· How to put terrible days and tantrums into greater perspective, and much, much more!
This book is your laugh-out-loud guide to making sense of motherhood. If you like practical advice, using laughter as medicine, and personal stories from one mom's journey, then you'll love Kathy Chlan's motivational resource.
A Note From the Publisher
Author is available for interviews, blog tours, autographed tours, autographed book giveaways, contests, and book club discussions.
About the Author:
** To visit Kathy's website & download a free copy of her book, "Maternally Challenged" - go to https://www.unfilteredmom.com**
After years of being in the trenches of motherhood, I know how easy it is for your identity to get wrapped up in your kids. Now that mine are all out of the house, I’m a mom with new priorities: I’m trying to find me.
This is a place for moms to embrace the mistakes we’ve made (and continue to make) with no judgments while we navigate a new phase of life. It's dysfunction at its best. As a mother of two with a special needs son, I know what it's like to have a family that doesn't fit the mould—and I love it. My kids are the gifts that keep on giving.
I'm tipping a hat to my journalism past and sharing my perspective on the modern frontier for moms: treating yourself, finding your passions, saying no, and—of course—my family's crazy stories to help other moms realize that life isn't so bad. If you had a terrible day and screamed at your kid over Skype or in person, big deal. Here you'll find inspiration for moms who aren't sure about what they're doing. (And don't worry, there are a lot of us.)
We've all got adversities in life. My response? Laugh through it.