Having a MOment with Moni

Having a MOment with Moni

By Author Monique Duell
Special needs parenting is both challenging and rewarding, but how do you handle all of those challenges as a single parent? Join me as I take you on this journey into what daily life is like for me as a single mother of a special needs son with Cerebral Palsy and as a caregiver to my adult brother with Autism. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be challenged and most importantly, you’ll be inspired. Come...have a MOment with Moni.
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HAM EP. 18 The Son I Never Knew
In this episode I explore the what ifs as Jeremiah transitions into adulthood and I share the AHA moment that I had during his IEP meeting. Press play!
19:49
April 1, 2020
HAM Ep. 17 Insurance Woes
The saga continues as I diligently navigate through the red tape of medicaid and DDA on Jeremiah’s behalf just to get his needs met. Press play!
16:40
February 11, 2020
HAM Ep. 16 This Christmas
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For many of us, it’s anything but. How can you enjoy Christmas with no $ and a special needs child? I talk about it! Press play!
23:47
December 8, 2019
HAM Ep. 14 Free NOT Free
In this episode I discuss the VSP voucher program for eyeglasses and all the red tape associated with it. Press PLAY!
15:27
November 2, 2019
HAM Ep. 13 Faith Under Fire
What happens when your faith is tested? Do you run to God or from Him? Press Play!
12:03
July 31, 2019
HAM Ep. 12 Summer Break
School’s out! What do you do with your special needs loved one for the next 2 mths? Press play!
13:13
June 23, 2019
HAM Ep. 11 Guardianship
What is guardianship and the two types of guardianship? Press play!
15:39
June 13, 2019
HAM Ep. 10 One Degree of Separation
Just when you think you have it all figured out, life throws you a curve ball. Press play!
19:18
May 20, 2019
HAM Ep. 9 Say What?
Do you understand the words that are coming out of your mouth to a special needs parent and how it impacts us? Press play!
12:07
May 2, 2019
HAM Ep. 8 The Burden
In this episode, I share my thoughts and feelings on what’s it’s like to feel constantly feel like a burden. Press play!
14:14
April 25, 2019
HAM Ep. 7 Dating
What are the do’s and don’ts of dating when you have a special needs child? Press play! Come....have a MOment with Moni.
14:15
April 17, 2019
HAM Ep. 6 Burnout
In this episode, I’m talking about caregiver burnout.
13:50
April 12, 2019
HAM EP. 5 Mom Guilt
In this episode, I’m talking about mom guilt, how I struggle to deal with it and what it’s like to constantly experience mom guilt. WARNING: Tissue alert.
15:17
April 10, 2019
HAM Ep. 4 Sibling Rivalry
This episode deals with the rejection and the challenges that my special needs son faces when his older brother is preferred over him and he is rejected simply because he is disabled. Tune in!
10:37
April 5, 2019
HAM Ep. 3 The Absent Parent
What is life like for children with special needs who have an absent parent? To find out, press play. WARNING: This episode may produce feelings of anger and disgust.
10:16
April 2, 2019
HAM Ep. 2 Family Matters
In this episode I talk about what’s it’s like when you experience family rejection and how to embrace and appreciate the “family” God has given you.
11:05
March 29, 2019
HAM Ep.1 Acceptance and Self-Care
In this podcast, I am discussing coming to terms with the fact that your child or loved one has a disability (special needs). I explain the difference between a handicap and a disability and what it means to “accept” it. I also briefly discuss the importance of self-care and the dangers of emotionally stuffing and pretending that you’re ok.
09:37
March 28, 2019
Intro to my podcast
This is a brief introduction of myself and what you can expect on my podcast. Come......have a MOment with Moni. I am so excited!
00:44
March 28, 2019