Self-employed immigrant here πŸ‘‹πŸ» It’s been such an emotional rollercoaster to DIY this stuff with young kids without the support of an employer or organization. We have ended up paying a German helper to accompany us to appointments and even with her help still find this same experience. I feel stupid all the time and all

The other feelings you described. And after a year here my Deutsch ist nicht gut. Soul crushing.

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