Taria Butler is the mother of 2. She is the co-author with her husband, Tyrece, of the book 2am Parenting: The Highs and Lows of an Unexpected Diagnosis. Their son has Type 1 Diabetes and he was diagnosed at 18 months. Taria shares her story of walking through that and shares what this process has been like and how she leans on her faith when things feels hard. Taria also opens up about her own anxiety that came after this diagnosis and how she has really leaned on therapy to help her walk through that.
Her and her husband also have marriage workshops because as they walked through this unexpected diagnosis they realized that they really needed to prioritize their marriage through all of this.
What we talked about:
3:25- Introduction to Taria
7:10- Her son’s diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes
22:20- The anxiety that she experienced after the diagnosis
27:25- How she has gotten through the grieving process
31:55- Prioritizing their marriage through the unexpected
36:30- Deciding to go to therapy
41:50- Taria’s organization tips
50:20- End of podcast questions
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