Special Parents Confidential: Family Stress

Special Parents Confidential: Family Stress

Special Parents Confidential: Family Stress

Having a special needs child always causes tremendous parenting concerns and a lot of work. Many moments can be incredible, exhilarating, and full of amazing wonder. But it can also be extremely stressful. Dealing with schools, social situations, family situations … it can seem like everywhere you turn is another opportunity for more parenting concerns and stress. The other problem is that not everyone understands or even cares about these situations, so many parents can feel isolated in their worries and concerns.

Amanda Rubick: The Reason I’m Running

Amanda Rubick: The Reason I’m Running

By Amanda Rubick On May 13, I will be running the 40th Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run and raising funds for Pine Rest’s Patient Assistance Fund, which helps reduce the cost of treatment for patients experiencing financial hardships. I choose…

Five Tips to Help Manage Stress

Five Tips to Help Manage Stress

Stress occurs when you perceive that demands placed on you — such as work, school or relationships — exceed your ability to cope. Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost that provides the drive and energy to…