Surprising Marriage Tips For Parents Of A Child With CP (cerebral palsy)
Surprising Marriage Tips For Parents Of A Child With CP (cerebral palsy) And Special Needs
5 Fast Marriage Tips for Parents of Children with cerebral palsy
- Consider videos on YouTube! Here is the first of a series of 20 video suggestions aimed at helping parents of children with cp and special needs tackle their relationship’s challenges and relate personally. You can share videos and watch independently, or find just a small amount of time to review videos that speak to the community’s unique challenges
- Surf the web for optimism to find your confidence and what works for you. Your Tango features 9 Tips for a HAPPY Marriage While Parenting a cp and special needs Child. While the push of borderline guaranteeing happiness is a bit hyperbole, we love their suggestions on pushing to make time each day for your marriage to ensure the partnership thrives, as well as their tip on including your family in the journey.
- Share a book. While books can easily lay dormant after a solid idea or gift loses to the busy nature of your daily life, making advice books a shared assignment is a great way of bonding over a source of information (not making one person ‘more educated’ than the other), as well as creating a shared environment. A book like Married With Special-Needs Children can be an excellent resource: over 350 pages and paperback, this book can be easily shared and help you jump into the effort. (Note: It’s 5 stars rated and if you buy it through the link below, our non-profit Foundation benefits!)
- Make family dinners important! While not only saving money, putting a focus on family dinner can help in making both parents comfortable in terms of awareness about your child’s dietary needs, as well as building teamwork into your daily life. Planning can allow for more coordination and make cooking easier – it can also
- Embrace differences in your marriage and personalities. As noted in this well-titled Huffington Post “How to Take Care of Your Marriage When You Have a Child with Special Needs,” being aware of each other’s strengths can help in dividing efforts and playing to each other’s strengths. By finding out one parent may be more fit to handle home tasks while the other handles each night’s “winding down” period, you can make quick lists that can be knocked out quickly and make both parents feel they are contributing.