My name is Lisa Greig and my husband’s name is David. We live in Mississippi. Our 8-year-old son’s name is also David. He has cerebral palsy and loves being outdoors. David also has a little sister, Cecelia, who adores him and loves to shares kisses with him. She’s twenty months old.
My best advice to others parents of children with special needs?
Be patient with yourself, your family, and your child/children. Love today like there is no tommorow. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Find someone you can talk to about your parenting challenges and doctors you can trust. Finally, read Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs: Raising the Bar of Expectations. (Note: I didn’t pay Lisa to say this, but it is good advice, so I’m leaving it in!).
I think a great attitude helps, too, and Lisa seems to have that in spades.
Lives worth living. Focused on ability.
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All photos courtesy of Lisa Greig. Used with permission.