In any team, if one member is not “feeling themselves” everyone can feel the effect. Learning to take care of yourself with a regular yoga routine will not only help you become a better “team player”.   And when you notice that you’re starting to be a little “crankypants” , you will have all the tools your need to eith…

Caregiving is demanding of your Time and to some degree, your Sanity.  Yoga is a great way to kill two birds with one stone      1. Great way to meet new friends / so you don’t feel so isolated when caregiving     2. Yoga is on the top of the list for #Self-Care once or twice a week and you’ll be well on your way to cu…

We are all similar in that we all have stress in our lives, what sets us apart, is how we choose to deal with our “stressors” . I am going to share with you My secret to reducing stress , 6 ways. Just so happens that Number 1 is my favorite but after that , they are not in order Walk if Off           By far my “goto…

Your parent has taken a fall recently  or you have noticed that some thing is not “just right” with your parent or loved one, the time has come to make different arrangements for them either hiring some help for them 2-3 times a week Or it’s time to REthink their living arrangements all together (they move in with you…

Self Care  . . .  two words that hold so much power. Learning how , even accepting  that we are deserving of a little (or a lot!)  of SELFLOVE is difficult for some. Without it , words like “ANGRY”, “RESENTFUL” or “Bitter” will be used to describe our Personality. If you have not ever practiced it before, follow the 4…

“Not everyone is a Caretaker. ”   This statement is so important but so easily forgotten. We are lead to believe that we have an obligation to our parents because they raised us, but I truly believe we are not all born to take care of others. If you do not have the patience for your parents on one of your “good days”,…

When travelling with seniors, time is your best ally and knowing a handful of resources can make a trip Stress-LESS . Travelling with your parents planning is the key to effortless fun, and time Management will be your key to your sanity, if you have ever gone on an UN-organized trip before you’ll know what I mean. Whe…

I guess forgetting comes along with the territory. But at what point does forgetting actually become a problem? My mom has been known to tell the same story twice. And when it first started happening, my go-to response was ‘You told me this already’, until i saw this quote.
That was the turning point. From then on, I t…

Starting a conversation that involves your parents moving out from their home, “whether it’s just down the street ”, in the same city, or across the county “can cause an uproar.” If you start the conversation off with, “I think you need to move in with me.” Unless they were thinking of moving in with you, you might be…