64: Having a Sibling with Special Needs

Mamas & Mimosas

21-04-2021 • 55 mins

Did you know two of our hosts have siblings with special needs?

Today they’re sharing how life was growing up with a sibling who needed extra care and the challenging emotions kids can go through.

We Discuss…

  • Tell us about your siblings diagnosis? cerebral palsy & prader willi syndrome
  • At what age did you understand your sibling had special needs?
  • How was your relationship with them?
  • How did their syndrome affect them (physically/mentally)?
  • How would other people treat them?
  • Did you ever feel jealous over the extra attention they’d get?
  • Did you ever feel embarrassed of them?
  • Did you ever feel protective over them?
  • Did you ever feel pressured to be perfect or act out for attention, since your parents had their hands full with your sibling?
  • Did you ever feel like your parents minimized your problems?
  • Did you ever feel isolated because your friends understand your life since they didn't have siblings with special needs?
  • Did you ever feel like you had to grow up too fast to be responsible for your sibling?
  • What words of wisdom do you have for parents who want to make sure all their kid’s needs are being met?

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