Long-distance caregiving of aging parents can be challenging. Here are 5 strategies to be a better long-distance caregiver when you can’t be at doctor appointments. If you’re like me, you’ve been in a doctor appointment before where you thought you were listening well. You were asking good questions and taking notes. But, as soon as […]
Month: March 2021
Anxiety coping mechanisms – Grounding techniques
Coping mechanisms for coping with anxiety include grounding techniques to reengage your 5 senses and deep breathing techniques.
Checklist for Moving Elderly Parents
Organization is key to any move. Assisting with a move long distance or helping sort someone else’s possessions requires extra measures of patience. Overnight moves especially of entire homes aren’t feasible. Most moves take 3-6 months. This is our checklist for moving elderly parents. Following this checklist for moving elderly parents cares for both the […]
Caring for aging parents – Do I build a Granny Pod?
“I don’t want to be a burden.” It seems to be the anthem of aging parents. More families caring for aging parents are considering multigenerational living situations. Even before we said “I do” we were discussing “should my mom move in with us?” In our family we’ve talked about having my mother-in-law move in with […]
How to Winter Sow a Garden in 8 Easy Steps
What is winter sowing? I’m interested in gardening, but I don’t know how to even start. I want my kids to learn how to garden, but our window sill plants never make it, help! I want to learn how to winter sow a garden! We are currently in our fourth year of gardening as a […]