Podcasts

Welcome! I created these podcasts to give you useful insights and strategies from my Be the Solid Object 1:1 coaching framework. Thank you for listening! Contact me if you want to know more.

Ep #55: Words Matter: Autism & Aggression

Something I see in my clients all the time, as well as in my own personal experience, is a fear that our children’s dysregulated behavior will get misinterpreted. We fear that their low frustration tolerance and impulsivity will be viewed as an intent to harm others,...

Ep #54: Minimum Baseline

Do you ever find yourself making grand plans, not following through with them, and then beating yourself up for not doing enough to make them happen? Maybe you’ve decided you need to undertake more social activities with your child, so you RSVP for the birthday...

Ep #53: Perfectionism

We have this idea, especially as it relates to our children with Autism, that if we do as much as we can, as fast as we can, and as perfectly as we can, then we’re doing enough. If this sounds familiar to you, the truth is you’ve likely been a perfectionist long...

Ep #52: External Validation

External validation is like motivation for so many parents of Special Needs children. It’s nice to have and it feels good in the moment, but the truth is, it isn’t reliable. Relying on what other people think and feel about us to determine our own self-worth is like...

Ep #51: Permission Slips 2.0

In last week’s episode, we talked about how it’s up to us to give ourselves permission to put our needs first and take care of us. Giving yourself permission to take time for self-care is one thing, but actually relaxing and enjoying the process is a much tougher...

Ep #50: Permission Slips

In last week’s episode, we discussed the importance of self-care and I gave you some simple suggestions for how you can attend to your own wellness. But today, we need to talk about the struggle moms experience around giving themselves permission to put their...

Ep #49: Self-Care is Your Responsibility

One of my favorite places on Earth is the local Bikram Yoga studio. This is the hottest of hot yoga, a 100-degree humid heaven. I don’t get there as often as I like, but when I do, I’m always greeted by a sign that says, ”If you don’t make time for your wellness, you...

Ep #48: The Big Mistake Every Autism Parent Makes and How to Stop It

Autism Parents are the most resourceful, creative, and zealous advocates when it comes to their children. There isn’t much we won’t do for or in service of our child. But there is one big mistake every Autism Parent makes: not taking time to focus their attention on...

Ep #47: Being Willing to Be Wrong

All of my breakthroughs in coaching and in my life in general have come from my willingness to be wrong about the world, other people, and especially about myself. So, in this episode, I’m sharing with you why I believe the willingness to be wrong is the key to...

Ep #46: Keeping Your Cool During an Autism Meltdown

Do you find yourself always walking on eggshells, living in fear of your child's next meltdown? If the answer is YES, then this course is for you!   In a little over one hour, you will learn what to do before, during and after a meltdown, so that you can...

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