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How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit    A first-period survival kit is a must-have for tweens and teens before they start. The sooner you have it ready the better.   They grow up so fast these days” seems so cliché, but seriously, it’s happening around here. My daughter will be 11 Read More

My Blog Identity Crisis

My Blog Identity Crisis and What I’m Doing About It

  I’ve been away too long…did you miss me?  What happened?  Where did I go? Well, I’ve been having a blog identity crisis I’ve been like an ostrich with her head in the sand. More like sitting on the couch with Netflix and cookies. Not too many cookies, but definitely too much Netflix.   When Read More

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The Times They Are A Changin’

The times they are a changin’. Can’t you just hear Bob Dylan. Ok, maybe that’s just me.   Things are changing a bit here at Pardon Me, My Crown Slipped. Mostly for me, not quite as much for you. Bringing in a bit more balance for all.   Yes I am a caregiver, but I Read More

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My Top 7 Tools & Resources to Do. All. The. Things.

So here’s the question I get asked more than anything. “How do you do it all? You take care of your grandmother around the clock. You home school the kids. Run the house. Now a blog.” Which most of my friends and family don’t even know about the blog by the way.   LOL. Well Read More

Maintain Your Strength When You Will Never Get Better 7 Simple Exercises

How to Maintain Your Strength When You Will Never Get Better

It’s inevitable. Most of us will experience a loss of muscle strength as we get older. Maybe it’s an illness or a fall. Maybe it’s lack of activity that begins a slow, sometimes imperceptible decline.   But what happens when you know you won’t get better? That no matter what, no matter how much you Read More

7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Style (1)

7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Style

For reasons of time, guilt and of course just plain fun…here are my top 7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump 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 comment on politics, but the onslaught of usable images are Read More

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Why You Need to Make Those Doctor Appointments Now!

How do you feel lately?   Are you run down? Tired? Stress getting to you? I bet you’ve gotten a check up for your loved one? What about you? When’s the last time you saw your doctor for a physical? For an eye exam? What about the dentist?  Make those doctor appointments now! I’ll wait. Read More

Caregiver gift guide

Caregiver Gift Guide

Caregiver Gift Guide Caregivers offer a unique challenge to the gift list. People in this category above all others does 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 Read More

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Self-Care Series #2 What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?

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 Read More