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Dr. Christina Wilson decided to launch her business and podcast, Thriving Moms of Autistics, because she knows that moms of young autistic children are overwhelmed, under supported and deserve more allies. Now, well into her own journey with her autistic son, Christina has a real sense of what you’re going through. In this podcast, she helps moms like you tap into your strengths, create a supportive community and set firm boundaries. Experts and parents of autistics will also be interviewed on the show. Dr. Wilson has been in the field of psychology for over 25 years as a clinician, coach, researcher, and educator. Join the conversation and listen to episodes at https://thrivingmomsofautistics.com 

Thriving Moms of Autistics Christina Wilson

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Dr. Christina Wilson decided to launch her business and podcast, Thriving Moms of Autistics, because she knows that moms of young autistic children are overwhelmed, under supported and deserve more allies. Now, well into her own journey with her autistic son, Christina has a real sense of what you’re going through. In this podcast, she helps moms like you tap into your strengths, create a supportive community and set firm boundaries. Experts and parents of autistics will also be interviewed on the show. Dr. Wilson has been in the field of psychology for over 25 years as a clinician, coach, researcher, and educator. Join the conversation and listen to episodes at https://thrivingmomsofautistics.com 

    Season 2 Spotlight The Spectrum of Support: When an Autism Mom’s Community Feels Empty

    Season 2 Spotlight The Spectrum of Support: When an Autism Mom’s Community Feels Empty

    Hi Moms! Welcome to a space created for moms like you with children on the spectrum. It’s a place to feel understood and know you are not alone.In this episode, I explore a topic that all moms know all too well at least on some level. It is a hard, yet very important topic. I am talking about lacking a supportive environment or community.Find the full transcript for this episode at www.thrivingmomsofautistics.com/88Please share the podcast with other moms to help them grow in their autis...

    • 10 min
    Unlock Your Potential as a Mom of an Autistic: The #1 Solution for Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

    Unlock Your Potential as a Mom of an Autistic: The #1 Solution for Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

    Hi Moms! Are you feeling held back as a mom and drowning in your own stress? What if I told you that you have the power within you to elicit change. Yes, you! Even with all your stressors and challenges as a mom of an autistic, you can make things happen. In this episode, I explore what holds you back and keeps you stuck in the continual cycle of stress. Find the full transcript for this episode at https://thrivingmomsofautistics.com/87Please share the podcast with other moms t...

    • 12 min
    Building Innate Strengths Can Bridge the Gap and Help Autism Moms Build Their Supportive Community and Thrive

    Building Innate Strengths Can Bridge the Gap and Help Autism Moms Build Their Supportive Community and Thrive

    Hi Moms! Did you know that there is something special within you? Yes! There is! It is hard to see it sometimes because raising an autistic child keeps you busy. You might miss the very thing I am talking about!When I meet other moms raising autistic children, it’s like the angels are singing above. I have found another human being, who gets it. I want to be clear. Moms are not all the same. It is their experiences that are similar. With that said, moms have innate strengths that ar...

    • 14 min
    Embracing the Journey: Growing in Your Autism Journey When You Feel The Weight of the World

    Embracing the Journey: Growing in Your Autism Journey When You Feel The Weight of the World

    Hi Moms! I am willing to bet that every mom will resonate with today’s topic. No one leads a stress-free life. This is especially true for moms of autistics. That is why this topic is essential for your well-being and longevity. Moms want to be around for their kids long term. Constant stress creates wear and tear on your body and mind. In this episode, I explore the key to embracing your autism journey when things get so challenging. Find the full transcript for this episode a...

    • 10 min
    Navigating Neurodivergence: When Friends Don't “Get” Autism

    Navigating Neurodivergence: When Friends Don't “Get” Autism

    Hi Moms! I am what you might call a late bloomer. I went to college and grad school then dove head first into my practice. I was married to my work for years. I have many life-long friends. Some chose to get married and have children right away. By the time I slowed down, married, and had my child, their kids were graduating from high school. I remember what it was like when we got a minute to catch up on the phone and they were constantly interrupted. Everyone wanted a piece o...

    • 14 min
    Autism and Boundaries: The Confidence Code for Moms to Combat Chaos

    Autism and Boundaries: The Confidence Code for Moms to Combat Chaos

    Hi Moms! Setting boundaries can be really complicated, but they are necessary. Your mind might be flooded with past experiences of getting unsolicited advice from a well-meaning person, the stares and judgment during a meltdown in the public place, or the family member, who says, “Oh, let them” because they aren’t aware of the consequences it might have for an autistic child. Is it possible to confidently navigate these situations and maintain our own sanity while keeping our child safe?...

    • 12 min

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