While, it does have it’s unique challenges, I am a better caregiver to my MIL with Dementia because I’m caregiving with kids. I find it hard to believe myself but I truly think caring for aging parents is easier with kids. When you think about being a caregiver for your parents most imagine it will … Read More about Why Caring for Aging Parents Is Easier with Kids | 6 Reasons Being a Parent Helps Me Be A Better Caregiver
A difficult problem caregivers, family, and friends encounter with their loved one is just how do you talk to someone who has Dementia. With these 10 tips you will learn how to talk to someone with dementia keeping encounters and conversations positive and even meaningful for you both.
As a mom of three littles and a caregiver to my MIL with Dementia my home goes through a lot! Between incontinence and potty training its easy to feel like I’m living in a 2000 sq. ft. toilet. My home also happens to be in the middle of a Texas ranch so I often see … Read More about Five Must Have Cleaning Products for Sandwiched Homemakers
As a caregiver, it can be difficult to not take your parent’s words personally. Learn to recognize when your parent is having a bad day. My MIL has a favorite saying. She says it frequently. I wish I could tell you it is charming or helpful or even humorous but it’s none of those things. … Read More about Living Life by the Second
Struggling with conflict in your sandwiched home? Tired of never-ending battles? Bring confidence and peace to your home by parenting your parent. A few weeks ago, I braved the doctor’s office with three kids and my mother-in-law. It was supposed to be a quick med-check so I was feeling confident. We walked up to the … Read More about My Sister, Nana: Parenting Your Parent