Episode 57: Taria Butler – Parenting and Partnership through the Unexpected

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

Show notes:

2am Parenting

Taria on Instagram

Taria’s Website

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