One Reason I’m Glad I Was A Caregiver And One Reason I’d Never Do It Again

This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links. Click here to see my full disclosure policy.   Caregiving is a tough job. Caregiving full-time, as in around the clock, is insanely hard. Doing it with a growing family and a marriage to Read More

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

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 homeschool 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 for Read More

How to Maintain Your Strength When You Will Never Get Better

This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links. Click here to see my full disclosure policy.   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 Read More

7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Meme Style

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 comment Read More

Why You Need to Make Those Doctor Appointments Now!

This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links. Click here to see my full disclosure policy. 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? Read More

Caregiver Gift Guide

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 Read More

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

Series: What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? #1

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?

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.   Read More