All Episodes

April 15, 2021 37 min

When Rosalie’s son was four years old, he was attacked by the family dog which resulted in a below knee leg amputation.  This changed her son and the families life and now Rosalie is on a mission to advocate and educate.  Whether it's in person, at events across the country or social media, she consistently connects with other families and amputees.

On this episode she is sharing her son Hunter’s journey and what their family has been through over the years since the incident happened.  We talk about the meaning of resilience, how to help your child cope through trauma, going through a traumatic event as a parent and finding the positive and joy amidst huge life challenges.

Highlights from the episode include:

  • Helping a child cope with a traumatic event
  • Navigating emotions surrounding a traumatic experience as a parent
  • Her son’s experience getting his prosthetic and helping him adjust and cope through the process
  • A discussion around resilience and how we think about the meaning
  • The need for parents to expose our kids more to people who may look different or act different or have disabilities to foster more understanding and inclusion

  • To learn more about the Mastaler family and connect with Rosalie:

    Rosalie Mastaler Website 

    IG: @mastalerpartyof5 -

    Facebook: @MeetHunter211

    Email: Rosalie.Mastaler@gmail.com

    As always, we would love to connect with you to continue the conversation on Instagram @sweetestandtoughestjob or on Facebook The Sweetest and Toughest Job

    I would love to hear any comments, feedback or ideas on episodes and topics you'd like to hear - please reach out at any time!

    Visit our website www.sweetestandtoughestjob.com for additional episodes, resources, guest contact info and blog posts.

    Thank you for listening!

    Share
    Mark as Played

    Advertise With Us

    Popular Podcasts

    Bob Saget's Here For You

    Bob Saget's Here For You

    BOB SAGET’S HERE FOR YOU is a podcast that is like no other— For one, this podcast has guests who are friends of Bob’s, or just really interesting people who many of you know and love. Secondly, this podcast is unique because it goes inside Bob Saget’s mind, and then quickly filters out through his mouth. Bob has a way of calming people he has conversations with as well as being entertaining and often informative. Bob talks with his guests with genuine empathy and humor, while reaching his unusually diverse audience that he talks to as a friend, Bob is the dad with great advice, the irreverent funny guy who’s always there when you need a laugh, and the free-associative Bob who goes off on crazy tangents then returns to the subject at hand, as serious or as comedic as it may be, to wrap up each episode in a way only Bob can do. Because he really does believe, “He’s here for you."

    Dateline NBC

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    For You

      Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

      Connect

      © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.

      • Help
      • Privacy Policy
      • Terms of Use
      • AdChoicesAd Choices