Balanced FI Podcast

11. BONUS: You Can Do Hard Things: My Story as the Parent of a Child with Disabilities

Episode Summary

In this week's episode, I’m leaving the world of personal finance behind to tell you my story, as the parent of a child with disabilities. It’s the hardest, but most rewarding, thing I’ve ever done, and I want to share that journey with you.

Episode Notes

Welcome to the Balanced FI Podcast, episode 11! Thank you so much for listening in! 

When my 6-year-old daughter was born, my life changed significantly. All parents experience life changes, but my husband & I experienced extremes. I quit my job to become a stay-at-home mom, we learned to advocate, our family made it through 3 life flights in 6 months, and we grew stronger. 

It’s not easy parenting a child with disabilities, but it’s so worth it. Learning that nonverbal doesn’t mean non-opinionated or absent, learning how to advocate, learning to juggle and balance and control the chaos… and learning to love. It’s all been worth it.


Read: It’s Not Easy Parenting a Child With Disabilities

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