The Oxygen Mask Podcast

The Oxygen Mask Podcast


Latest Episodes

Podcast Summer Pause & Fall Invitation
June 18, 2020

Take a quick listen to our thoughts heading into our summer pause. We would love to bring more voices into the mix on the Oxygen Podcast when we reboot in the fall. Let us know if you or someone you know would like bring a new lens or important informa...

Oxygen Mask Episode 12: Noticing, nurturing strengths
May 02, 2020

Episode 12 comes to you during a challenging time for all of us in this COVID-19 pandemic. Tera and Beth acknowledge the brain fog, fatigue, intensity, and interruptions that are weighing on us all. We have slowed down and are trying, daily,

Oxygen Mask Episode 011: Welcoming guests, unpacking mindfulness
March 28, 2020

In Episode 11, we warmly welcome our first guests, Kate Biederman and Jen Reiter, who have deeply shaped Communities Engaging Autism's mindfulness course*. In this rich conversation, Beth, Jen, Kate and Tera unpack what mindfulness really is and the gr...

Oxygen Mask Episode 010: Appreciate the good
February 03, 2020

Join us in offering yourself a little love this February! In Episode 10, Tera and Beth recall positive, encouraging words and actions from people who have come alongside us and our families. These are beautiful moments that let us know we are seen and ...

Oxygen Mask Episode 009: Holiday Strategies & Solidarity
December 24, 2019

We hope you’ll take a moment amidst the holiday flurry to breathe, listen, and be encouraged. In Episode 9, we acknowledge the many ways that family gatherings are a lot for us and our kids and we talk through ways we can navigate: Expectations!

Oxygen Mask Episode 008: Curveballs
December 21, 2019

The Oxygen Mask is back! Have you experienced a few curveballs in life when unexpected circumstances challenge you, forcing you to focus on one step at a time? This is often the time when routines or expectations that ground us slip away and we find ou...

Oxygen Mask Episode 007: Your Relationships Matter!
September 28, 2019

Oxygen Mask is back after a summer breather!! In this episode, we talk about the importance of relationships to sustain and grow us as individuals. We reflect on friendships that have become anchors through tumultuous years.

Oxygen Mask: A Pause
July 30, 2019

Where’s the play button? Well, we’re following our own advice and taking a short pause to rest and enjoy this busy, beautiful summer. Listeners are telling us the Oxygen Mask Podcast has been an encouraging, powerful place. -

Oxygen Mask Episode 006: Information Overload
July 16, 2019

In Episode 6 of The Oxygen Mask we talk about wading through the mountain of information, options, advice, and opinions that come along with an autism diagnosis. Where do you begin?! Often we parents feel the need to jump in with both feet,

Oxygen Mask Episode 005: Why Do We Need an Oxygen Mask?
June 25, 2019

Why do we need an oxygen mask? How you parent your child matters for life! But autism is intense and challenging for our children and that makes parenting a unique challenge too. In this episode we dive into how we respond to these challenges and how t...