Tantrums v’s meltdowns

Meltdowns come in all shapes and sizes. It can be hard to tell the difference. To parents of a child with special needs that difference is incredibly important. A tantrum is usually with a purpose. To get a reaction, to get what they want etc. A meltdown is a different animal altogether. A meltdown can …

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It’s not their fault when I reach the end of my tether.

Is it just me? I don’t ever know I’ve reached my breaking point until I am in tears. It always comes as such a surprise too!! Maybe breaking point is a bit of a strong phrase; but, more often than not one thing will start my nerves shredding. I don’t have a lot of time …

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