I began the story above, from my car, sharing with you how I just finished my annual financial planning meeting, as a mom and special needs sibling.
Please excuse the tears about half way through the story of me sharing about an email that a special needs mom sent me while I was sitting at that meeting... all the emotion just hit me when I was thinking about her and her family's future.
She's experiencing the same thing I experienced MANY years ago when I decided that NO boss or company was going to limit my families financial stability.
I would take charge of our finances - because that's what special needs moms do, right? Take charge.
I have my brother with Down syndrome in his 40's, a dad who passed of cancer, a mom who had a triple bypass a few years ago, on top of a daughter who is recovered from severe Epilepsy, and an older daughter who needs my attention with all the crisis that is always happening - did I mention I'm a single mom and sole provider for my family? ...