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10 Emojis Special Needs Parents Could Really Use

"I had eleventy billion things to do today and only one got done"
07/24/2015 11:55am ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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I haven't had a good night's sleep in approximately 10 years

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Child did something for the first time and HOLY COW HE JUST DID THAT

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I didn't do any of the therapeutic exercises with my kid that I was supposed to today/this week/this month/this year/in his entire lifetime

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Had to deal with insurance company incompetency, once again

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Made the mistake of checking a child development book and now I'm feeling kind of nauseous

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Child won't stop repeating same phrase/watching same movie/watching same YouTube video/singing same song/playing same video game/reading same book/same etc. etc. etc.

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Therapist/teacher/doctor/relative/mailman/lady at dry-cleaner counter gushed about how well child is doing

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Having one of those grief spurts

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I had eleventy billion things to do today and only one got done

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Too burned out to feel any emotion whatsoever

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