Episode 1- Parenting a Child with Autism with Emily Dixon


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On this first episode of the Extraordinary Moms Podcast, Jessica interviews Emily Dixon, of the One Lovely Life blog. Emily describes herself as an eater, reader, and baby chaser. As wife to Michael and mom to Sophie and Milo, Emily is also a recipe developer and lifestyle blogger on her website, with a background in public health. She’s been blogging for almost eight years, and doing her best to really and truly live a lovely life amidst life’s (many, many) ups and downs. In addition to discussing her successful blog, Emily will also share with us about her motherhood journey, including a devastating miscarriage and her daughter’s diagnosis with autism. This episode will tug at your heart, answer some questions you might have about autism, and undoubtedly inspire you as Emily details this difficult, yet beautiful, journey. Emily is truly an extraordinary mom.

Show Notes: 

If you enjoyed my conversation with Emily, you can find out more about her at the following locations:

Instagram: @onelovelylife1
Facebook: /onelovelylife
Pinterest: /onelovelylife
Twitter: @onelovelylife
Snapchat: onelovelylife
For for of the post about Sophie’s diagnosis click here.
Emily’s delicious sweet potato recipe.
Books we mentioned:
Adult coloring book craze
Prisma Colored pencils (for the SERIOUS adult colorer)
All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
Peace is Every Breath” by Thich Nhat Hanh
Bittersweet” by Shauna Niequist


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