Caring for Yourself as You Care for Others, with Tonya Nash (mom to two sons with autism) // Ep. 32

  My guest for episode 32 is Tonya Nash! Tonya and I met through her work with her organization, The Autism Faith Network. Their goal is to spread autism awareness and acceptance in faith-based settings. We bonded quickly because we have so much in common. We even got to spend time together in person in March … Read more

How Your Church Can Host a Day of Pampering for Caregivers

  According to the last census data, 1 in 5 families in the US has a member with a disability. That’s 20% of the population! As a special-needs sibling (my sister has Down syndrome) and a special-needs mom (my son has level 3 autism), I know the challenges many families like mine face. Showing them a … Read more

Keys to a Calm Christmas – Responding to Others’ Expectations // ep. 001

  Christmas can be a hectic time for special-needs families. In this podcast series, Sandra will share Keys to a Calm Christmas to help you focus on what’s most important this holiday season. When you feel like you or your child isn’t meeting the expectations of others, what is your response? Is it shame? Embarrassment? … Read more