12 episodes

This podcast aims to understand some of the very difficult and unexpected journeys that men have experienced when raising children with a disability and the way that has altered the course of their lives..

A Few Good Men Murray Jones

    • Kids & Family

This podcast aims to understand some of the very difficult and unexpected journeys that men have experienced when raising children with a disability and the way that has altered the course of their lives..

    From Challenge to Cheer: Leigh Smith’s Lessons from Raising a Child with Down Syndrome

    From Challenge to Cheer: Leigh Smith’s Lessons from Raising a Child with Down Syndrome

    Experience the heartwarming story of Leigh Smith, who celebrates 53 years of marriage and cherishing a close-knit family, anchored by their daughter, Tiffany, born with Down Syndrome. From moments of shared laughter to global travels courtesy of Tiffany’s swimming talents, Leigh’s story underscores the sheer beauty of family and the joy that stems from embracing […]

    • 35 min
    Battling the System: David Woods’ Unstoppable Fight for His Son

    Battling the System: David Woods’ Unstoppable Fight for His Son

    David Woods shares his heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking journey, as he navigates the hurdles of ensuring a fair education for his autistic son, Jordan. From confronting schools that initially refused Jordan’s enrollment to handling bullying incidents, David’s unwavering determination paints a picture of a parent’s relentless love. Sponsored by Help Enterprises.

    • 37 min
    Beyond The Headlines: Nathan Ezard on the Beauty Within Disability

    Beyond The Headlines: Nathan Ezard on the Beauty Within Disability

    After his non-verbal son William, vanished for three harrowing days in Victorian bushland, Nathan Ezard shares the emotional rollercoaster of the intense search and the profound realizations it sparked about the beauty of disability. Dive into an story that captured the nation’s heart, highlighting resilience and the powerful lesson of acceptance. Sponsored by Help Enterprises.

    • 32 min
    John Johnson: Navigating Mental Health & Parenting with Autism

    John Johnson: Navigating Mental Health & Parenting with Autism

    John Johnson shares the emotional journey of parenting a child with autism. Explore the impact on mental health, finding balance, and the importance of seeking support. A crucial episode for parents navigating similar challenges. Sponsored by Help Enterprises.

    • 37 min
    Garry Butler: A Businessman’s Unexpected Lessons from Autism

    Garry Butler: A Businessman’s Unexpected Lessons from Autism

    In this pilot episode of A Few Good Men, Gary Butler opens up about life with his son, Luke, revealing hidden treasures of patience, perspective, and the unexpected lessons from autism that reshaped his world. Sponsored by Help Enterprises.

    • 17 min
    40 years, no vacations: Evan’s journey raising a son with Cerebral Palsy

    40 years, no vacations: Evan’s journey raising a son with Cerebral Palsy

    In this pilot episode of A Few Good Men, host Murray Jones delves deep with Evan, who shares his 40-year journey of raising his son, Timmy, diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Beyond personal trials and marital strains, Evan highlights the transformation in disability care over decades, emphasizes the need for male dialogue in this space, and […]

    • 12 min

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