Living Wholehearted

November 30, 2021

Ep. 107 : Unexpected Beauty: What We Can Learn From Parents Raising Special Needs Children

Do you ever wonder how the unexpected shifts in our story will be used for His glory? This podcast is for you! Jeff and Terra have a life-giving conversation with Amanda Cunningham, founder of The Glory Days Co., a company that provides organizational tools for parents and caregivers of children with special needs. Amanda not only shares the gift of these resources with our audience, but she shares openly about her unexpected journey with her daughter Rory. Amanda’s story reveals how God weaves everything - our story, gifts, and talents - together to create something beautiful. Amanda’s daughter, Aurora “Rory”, was born with an une xpected diagnosis of Down Syndrome. The early months following Rory’s birth were filled with confusion and overwhelm as Amanda attended multiple doctor and therapy appointments, while wading through the newness of becoming a stay-at-home mom of two. When looking for tools to support her in this new role as a special needs parent, she found nothing. Desperate, Amanda created an organizational system that is now The Glory Days Daily Planner - the first daily planner for children with special needs. This planner launched an entire line of products which serve parents who are living the day-to-day with a special needs child in their home. Amanda and her husband live in West Virginia with their three kids. Read More

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About Living Wholehearted

We define a leader as anyone with a following. Whether you are a parent or a CEO, or both, how you lead matters. When a leader lives with integrity, everyone in their wake benefits. And when they don't, everyone in their wake pays, it's just a matter of time. We are a husband and wife team HELPING LEADERS of all types LIVE WITH INTEGRITY through Biblical, Clinical, and Relational Wisdom. The Living Wholehearted Podcast is filled with grace, hope, and practical tools to help you in every relationship that matters most to you in your home, work, and community. Become a leader who is shrinking their integrity gap between what you say and how you actually live. Join us in the movement of becoming a Wholehearted Leader!

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About Jeff and Terra Mattson

Jeff Mattson (MA ORL) and Terra Mattson (MA LPC, LMFT) are Christian Parenting spokespeople and the co-hosts of the Living Wholehearted Podcast in the Christian Parenting Podcast Network.


After two decades studying and working in leadership and trauma-informed therapy, Jeff and Terra are bridging the gap between Biblical, clinical, and relational wisdom to help leaders live with integrity in the home, work, and community.


They are the co-founders of Living Wholehearted, a professional counseling and organizational development firm. Terra is the author of Courageous: Being Daughters Rooted in Grace and together they co-authored Shrinking the Integrity Gap: Between what Leaders Preach and Live. Jeff and Terra have skin in the game as they raise their two daughters just outside Portland, OR on five acres of old growth woods. There is never a dull moment in the Mattson home!

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