A solid self-care checklist will reflect your specific needs, habits, and time considerations. It might take a little effort to develop, but you’ll probably find this investment entirely worth it in the long run.”– Crystal Raypole
“Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”― Chico Xavier
“Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to.”–– Mandy Hale
Being a caregiver doesn’t come naturally for everyone, and there’s a lot to learn. About your mother and her illness, but most of all, about yourself. Your lessons may be different from mine, but I wish I’d known more back then. If my experience helps you to get through this challenging time of caretaking for your critical parent even a little, I haven’t wasted my time on this article.[Read more…]
“There is nothing wrong with making mistakes, but one should always make new ones. Repeating mistakes is a hallmark of dim consciousness.”― Dave Sim
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”— Anne Lamott
Ones upon a time there was a little girl. She loved her mommy very much, but she could never be sure that her mother also loved her.
When she felt sad and longed for a cuddle, her mommy was too busy to comfort her.
"Stop bothering me, little one; you have nothing to be sad about."