Balance the need to keep your aging loved ones safe and keeping your sanity.
“Mommy, I think I have a cavity.” There are certainly worse things to hear from your nine-year-old daughter, but it still wasn’t a great way to start the day. So I grabbed my phone, turned on the flashlight, and looked inside Fiona’s mouth. Oh my god! It was a giant crevasse, right there in one
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A wandering parent with dementia is a scary combination. What to do?
Earlier this year, a storm dropped 29 inches of snow in a single day and… our plow guy never showed up! By the time we realized what was happening, it was much too late to find a replacement. The best we could do was locate some shovels and get to work. For many families, the “storm” that appears
Karate and Guilt “Unspoken Expectations are premeditated resentments.” – Neil Strauss In this episode, Michelle and Alyson are joined by Emily and Kristine. Who feels guilty? Do you? We do, and we even listen to Kristine when she tells us that guilt is a useless emotion. How do we set the right expectations with our
Baby Weight How in the world do you find time for yourself? Baby weight, the freshman 15, and pandemic pounds are “socially acceptable” reasons for carrying extra weight, but what about caregivers like us? What about aging parent pounds? Kristine shares techniques on how to take some time for ourselves. She had us drooling over
Snowplows and Home Care When your plans fall through what are you going to do? Our plow company didn’t show up after the recent 29 inches of snow. We were unprepared. This isn’t unlike the calls we get when a home care agency can’t fill a shift. In this episode, Michelle, Alyson, Kristine and Emily