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Topsy
05-17-2015, 08:47 AM
6 Ideas To Make Errands Doable For Your Child With Special Needs (http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2015/04/23/6-ideas-to-make-errands-doable-for-your-child-with-special-needs/)

One I would add to the list is to "lower your expectations." I discovered over time that the biggest frustration about trying to do errands with my kids was the expectation I had that the trip should go some specific way. If I went out with little to no expectations about what would get accomplished and how long it would take, and what "adventures" might crop up, then I could handle it with such a better mindframe than when I had my list and would be satisfied with nothing less than every box checked and every eye dry when we pulled back into the driveway!