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I have come to the realisation that just because life hands us challenges it doesnt mean if we find those challenges impossible that we still cant enjoy life… Living with my son who is 12 and has mental illnesses has taught me to take every day as it comes… To rejoice for all his little achievements and not to dwell on the things that set us back a littlebit…. Day after Day on facebook i read people complaining about things like how they cant afford a new car or house like their friends have… or how their kids dont keep their rooms clean… or how their teenagers are too lazy to help with the housework…. Now i know these things are BIG problems to them but sometimes i just wanna yell lol… I love my 2 children so much no matter what they do or say… my son may only be 12 and may have mental illnesses but he is my guiding light, he shows me that even though we dont have the perfect life that our life is rich in love and support…. Sometimes i dont appreciate life because it seems mine is in turmoil… but i have to keep reminding myself the only person that can change things is me


Posted by raineee, 30th June 2013


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  • this is so beautiful, I really need to stop bitching and love life too

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  • Not meaning to sound judgemental, but a 12 year old with mental illness……how? What type of illness? You sound as though you’re embracing and dealing with it, good for you

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  • As I say to hubby, don’t sweat the small stuff!

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