5 Things NOT To Do During 2020 Holidays

5 Things NOT To Do During 2020 Holidays

Charles Deluvio on unsplash.com From the family caregiver’s perspective. Ever since I assumed the role of caregiver, my husband, our two boys and I have opted out of my family’s traditional American Thanksgiving celebration. As caregivers, we are on call and in...
7 Ways to Support Caregivers at Work

7 Ways to Support Caregivers at Work

Charles Deluvio on unsplash.com Being a family caregiver is a complicated lifestyle. In many ways, I find it to be far more complex than even parenting, and sometimes it’s far more demanding, too. It’s also very difficult to describe to colleagues. And,...
Stop making excuses for people (less than 100 words)

Stop making excuses for people (less than 100 words)

We make excuses for colleagues and family members more often than we realize. Disqualifying someone because they might get defensive, “can’t” meet deadlines, have a certain skin color or are too old/too young is just an excuse. It causes distrust,...
When emotions of family members are overwhelming

When emotions of family members are overwhelming

Caregivers and parents: are the emotions of your family members overwhelming you?  If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm with three little words! In this short video (it’s less than 4 minutes!), I will show you a sequence of three tiny words...
How not to be overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings

How not to be overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders: are your emotions overloading you? If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm! In this short video, I help you see what’s really going on in your head. Understanding the connection...