What to do When it Gets Difficult?

Today’s subject is dealing with the hardest elements in special parenting. Things could be fine for a while, and then they can get difficult. There are many challenges related to…

Every End is a New Beginning

I decided to take a (very much needed) break to calibrate and pull myself together. And I didn’t know how long it will take me to be ready to write…

5 Stages in Special Parenting

In our personal special parenting experience, my husband and I have been through 5 stages. This is how it was for us. Stage 1: We might have a problem 4…

Special Parenting and Friends  

Most of the special parents have the fear that they will lose their friends. They think something like: no one likes to be around special children. In the first days…

My Special Child is My Blessing!

I can’t believe how many debates there are on the Internet about whether our special children are a blessing or not. Some even call them “a burden” or similar. I…

Acceptance and Continuing

I had a good cry today. I’ve learned that when those emotions come, I should release them, and don’t hesitate to feel bad from time to time. It is true…

Our Story

Our story can be viewed from 2 angles: 1. How was I before and how am I now;  and 2. Before Germany and after moving to Germany. Let’s begin. I…

Who is Joana?

Who is Joana? Besides being my daughter, Joana is also my teacher, someone who uplifts me, the person who motivates me the most, and the reason I started work on…