Show Notes

Discover what’s possible when taking care of yourself lets you take care of others. 

This week's guest is Maggie Nunez. Originally from Dominican Republic and currently living in New Jersey, Maggie is a mother of three, two of whom are autistic. Her sons Dariel and Alvin are 16 and 13 years old. As a cancer survivor, Maggie hopes to encourage other parents to prioritize their own health in order to effectively take care of their children. 

In today’s conversation, we discuss: 

  • Maggie's two sons’ autistic strengths 

  • Challenges her son Dariel has overcome

  • Thinking about her children’s future

  • What motherhood has taught her about herself

  • Autism acceptance in Dominican culture

  • Her family’s supportive attitude

  • How she takes care of herself 

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