Thursday, March 18, 2010
Parents of kids with special needs know what it's like to live with chronic stress. Amy Baskin became one of those moms when her younger daughter was diagnosed with autism 14 years ago. As she traipsed from specialist to specialist, she noticed she looked like all the others moms in the waiting rooms: exhausted and overwhelmed. She searched for a book that would help her take care of herself while she tried to get the best help for her daughter. But she couldn’t find one. So she wrote More than a Mom: Living a Full and Balanced Life when your Child has Special Needs.