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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 Series Intro.  Read More

The Day the Cherubs Had Pubes

The Day the Cherubs Got Pubes

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.   Read More

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Dear Blogger, What Are You So Afraid Of?

My dear blogger, what are you so afraid of? Are you afraid of hitting publish?  Ask me how I know?   I know, because half of my draft posts are getting real on what it’s like to be a caregiver.  An around the clock, with barely any outside help elderly caregiver.   I’m afraid of Read More

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6 Tips for Raising Kids While Caregiving Full-time

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