For reasons of time, guilt and of course just plain fun since we all love a Trump meme. Here are my top 7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Meme Style It has been forever since I have written a blog post. Just when you think you have something on a roll…well life. I do not … Read more 7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Meme Style
Caregiver Gift Guide Caregivers offer a unique challenge to the gift list. People in this category above all others do not need more stuff to take care of. Like parents tripping over too many toys, for the caregiver, less is more. A splurge of indulgence is fun and uplifting, but most caregivers I know just … Read more Caregiver Gift Guide
So seriously, this whole self-care dementia caregiver thing is hard. This whole series of posts on What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?, …epic FAIL. Nothing. I. Have. Done. Nothing. If you missed the first two parts of the series, you can go back to them. I’ll wait for ya. Otherwise, read on. Here’s the Series Intro. … Read more Self-Care Series #2 What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?
So last week, when I rolled out the series, What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?, I promised myself and you that I would do something to begin taking better care of myself. I promised I would report back to you and tell you what worked, what didn’t and how it all felt. As a … Read more Series: What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? #1
November 2016 is National Family Caregiver Month. This year’s theme is Take Care 2 Give Care. In honor of that, I am rolling out a new series. What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? It’s not only for the month of November. Let’s see how long I can post each week on this topic. Right now … Read more Series: What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?
In case you’re wondering when cherubs got pubes. Actually, they didn’t. Well not really. It’s the dementia. My grandma is 86. She has always been weird. Now, with dementia, she’s just well, weirder. I realize this isn’t politically correct. I know it doesn’t sound nice. However, this is how our life works. Dementia sucks. For … Read more The Day the Cherubs Got Pubes
So you’re raising kids and a full-time caregiver. Welcome to the club. Feeling like you just signed your life away? Just when the kids are getting older and time is more flexible, here you are right back in the thick of it. Parenting is hard. Caregiving is hard. Doing both at the same time has … Read more 6 Tips for Raising Kids While Caregiving Full-time