The New Mommy Guilt: Putting Your Parent in a Care Facility

In celebration of National Family Caregivers Month, we’re sharing the stories of other bloggers and caregivers. Today guest blogger, Michele Morin, writes about the new mommy guilt and how she combats it. I heard her footsteps on the stairs last night—jolted out of a sound sleep and into the familiar world… Read more“The New Mommy Guilt: Putting Your Parent in a Care Facility”

Caregiving for a Child on the Austism Spectrum

    Meet: Sarah Ann Caregiver Connection: I met Sarah Ann through the #write31days challenge in October. Her amazing story caught my attention, and she graciously agreed to guest post and share part of her journey. Blog: Faith Along the Way Who she cares for: Joy, her autistic daughter. Favorite… Read more“Caregiving for a Child on the Austism Spectrum”

Five Ways to Help a Caregiver This Thanksgiving

You CAN Make a Difference! Thanksgiving means different things to different people. If you’re a guy, it might mean football (either as a couch potato or out on the front lawn). For women, it might mean cooking for hours on end all to have the feast disappear in thirty minutes… Read more“Five Ways to Help a Caregiver This Thanksgiving”

When a Community Becomes a Caregiver

    Meet: Bethany Caregiver Connection: I met Bethany through the Five-Minute Friday twitter parties (where scads of bloggers meet each Thursday night to chat, encourage each other and wait for our prompt from Kate Motaung). Who Cares for Her: Bethany discovered the beauty of a community that stepped in… Read more“When a Community Becomes a Caregiver”

Inspire Me Monday–What Inspires YOU?

What inspires me this week? Family caregivers and their millions of selfless acts of kindness towards wives, husbands, children, parents and sometimes even acquaintances when a sick person has no family nearby. Family caregivers don’t receive a salary or use a time card to keep track of the time spent… Read more“Inspire Me Monday–What Inspires YOU?”