Erin Drayton.

Are you ready to discover how challenges can fuel personal growth?

In this episode, Sean Loots speaks with Erin Drayton about her experiences as a parent to a child with down syndrome and the impact it has had on her perspective of being “good enough”.

They discuss the importance of therapy, the challenges of public perception, and the achievements and personal growth that come from embracing one’s own journey.

Erin shares how redefining success brought her a sense of contentment and overall happiness.

Parenting a child with special needs can be both challenging and rewarding, requiring adaptability and a balance between protection and pushing boundaries.
Redefining success is an important step in finding fulfillment and happiness, focusing on personal growth, relationships, and the ability to make a positive impact.
Acknowledging and celebrating small achievements and progress can bring a sense of gratitude and joy.

00:00 Introduction
00:21 Background and Media Experiences
03:19 The Weight of Intelligence
04:40 Adaptability and Building a Career
05:09 Influence of Grandparents
06:11 The Journey to Therapy
08:02 The Impact of Unemployment and Therapy
09:26 Turning 40 and Healing
10:49 Therapy for Children and Strengthening Relationships
12:46 Being a Parent to a Child with Down Syndrome
13:14 Navigating Public Perception
15:09 Treating and Responding to Michael
18:55 Achievements and Redefining Success
24:39 Pride in Personal Growth and Relationships

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