How I’m Enjoying Getting Older

March 22nd, 2017

I often catch myself saying, “Oye, I’m getting old!” It’s typically a response after I have tried to stand up but had to move slowly because something or other was aching – my hips, my knees, my back…

But if …


Parenting Tips for those Raising a Child with a Mental Illness – part 2

February 27th, 2017


I know that all parents probably hear their children, at one time or another, complain that their brother or sister is getting more attention or special treatment than he or she is. Hearing, “But it’s not fair!” is something to …


The Invisible Shackles of a Locked, Memory Care Floor

February 20th, 2017


Once when I was driving on the highway I noticed a woman, who looked to be about 85 years old, walking on the side of the highway. I looked for a car that she possibly abandoned but didn’t see one. …


The secret to turning caregiver guilt into caregiver wellness!

February 14th, 2017


I was raised in a family who used guilt as a motivation technique. I say that a bit in tongue and cheek but there are situations in which guilt is used to drive us into action or as a form …


Parenting Tips on Raising a Child with a Mental Illness – Part 1

February 6th, 2017

Many of my listeners have heard me discuss my family and I have mentioned my son. When I was pregnant with him, I was sick a lot and now I wonder if that was because he was feeling unsettled, even …



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