12 02, 2019
  • 010 | Autism, Our Story

010 | Autism, Our Story

By |2020-01-27T00:23:33-08:00February 12th, 2019|

Today we are talking all about Autism. What is it? How do we know if our child may have it, what can we do about it, and how do we process it? This is a huge topic, and whether your child has autism or another neurological disorder, I know this episode will be valuable to you in some way. I am going to share my story on how Remy was diagnosed and what we have done with her ever since. READ MORE

15 01, 2019
  • 006 | Acceptance – Accepting the Child You Have

006 | Acceptance – Accepting the Child You Have

By |2020-01-26T02:45:54-08:00January 15th, 2019|

Have you ever thought that refusing to accept your child having autism, epilepsy or other neurological disorder was a sign of love? What if I told you that it actually is the opposite. Join me as I dive into the importance of accepting your child with special needs and what life looks like when you do.

7 01, 2019
  • 005 | Depression and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

005 | Depression and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

By |2020-01-31T11:33:29-08:00January 7th, 2019|

Depression is the peak of grieving and almost guaranteed at some point in the journey of special needs parenting. Depression affects all of us, and the reason why it’s important to talk about it is that there are ways out of it. We don’t have to be depressed forever even though sometimes it feels like we will. What I have learned about depression, is that getting through it takes work. It’s not something that just goes away. Getting to the READ MORE

7 01, 2019
  • 004 | Bargaining and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

004 | Bargaining and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

By |2020-01-26T13:35:02-08:00January 7th, 2019|

Have you ever thought to yourself that you would give ANYTHING to cure your special needs child? Would you do anything to take their suffering away? Do you ever regret certain choices you have made or thought you have done something wrong to deserve a child who is sick? In this episode, I talk about bargaining and grief. When you bargain, it's your way of trying to gain control of the situation. It makes you irrational and miserable because it READ MORE

7 01, 2019
  • 002 | Denial and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

002 | Denial and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

By |2020-01-24T16:55:12-08:00January 7th, 2019|

Do you feel anger, jealousy, and resentment because your child isn’t who you dreamed of when you thought about being a parent? Do you feel way over your head and that you and your child have been short-changed due to a medical diagnosis? Grieving over a life you prepared for and fantasized about is totally normal and actually very healthy. Us moms feel such shame around grieving because we are supposed to be thankful for what we have. But sometimes READ MORE