Category Archives: Encouragement

Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Gentleness

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 8: Gentleness How do you handle the meltdowns—especially the public ones? How do you handle the repetition required to help your child understand your instructions, her school work, … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Faithfulness

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 7: Faithfulness To be honest, I hadn’t thought much about faithfulness as it relates to parenting a child with special needs until I began planning this series. Then … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Goodness

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 6: Goodness Dictionary.com defines goodness as “the state or quality of being good.” (Another definition of goodness is “kindness,” but I covered that last week.) I’m going to twist “being good” … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Kindness

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 5: Kindness As much as I hate to admit it, being the parent of a child with special needs has made me a nicer person. Before I had … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Patience

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 4: Patience Before I became a parent, I had no idea how many times you have to repeat yourself or answer “Why?” or show a child how to … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Peace

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 3: Peace I’m the queen of the “what if” game. I’m too embarrassed to admit to some of the thoughts that have gone through my mind, but for … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Joy

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 2: Joy Parenting is hard work, but parenting a child with special needs adds a whole new dimension. Having a child with special needs is wearying beyond imagination. … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs: Love

Please share: Encouragement for Parents of Kids with Special Needs – Day 1: Love As the parent of a child with special needs, I have logged countless hours in waiting rooms, specialist offices, and therapy facilities. I have learned to … Continue reading

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When Life Keeps Happening

Please share: When Life Keeps Happening There are times that life is just tough, and it keeps happening despite your efforts to keep it at bay. The past two weeks have been like that here. We have dealt with: Major … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. The Little Things A lot of the Be Fully Persuaded posts are testimonies of “big stuff” like how God saw us through unemployment and medical crises or … Continue reading

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