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Caring for a child
My Caregiver Mantra
Self-care coach Nicole Dauz shares the mantras that calms her down during challenging caregiver moments.
Medical Professionals: The Good, The Awkward, and the Enthusiast
While we waited for Emma's surgery, we had many visitors. Those visits...
I Learned to Celebrate Small Moments After My Daughter’s Autism Diagnosis
I didn’t even know that I took the little things for granted. After all,...
A Caregiving Comfort: Control
There are many circumstances that can challenge our sense of control. Certified Caregiving Consultant Louisa Stringer reflects on a time when she felt lost and what eventually brought her stability.
Meet Caregiving.com Contributor Nicole Dauz
We spoke to self-care expert Nicole Dauz about caring for her daughter who has autism and a rare genetic disease. Nicole shares some tips for managing caregiver stress.
I've Felt so Much, And Now I'm Numb
If you've ever felt numb through your caregiving experience, you're not alone. A common coping mechanism during periods of prolonged stress and trauma is suppressing your own feelings.
“For The One Who is Exhausted, A Blessing”
An Irish poem and some words of encouragement for the caregiver who's feeling uninspired and detached.
Caregiver Spotlight Q&A on Balancing Caregiving and a Job
We spoke with caregiver and author Fern Pessin about the challenges of caregiving and employment both prior to and through the pandemic.
Caregiving Grief and Overwhelm More Pronounced During Covid
I have a request to all of you on the sidelines, from all of us on the frontlines: If you’re not helping day-to-day and in the thick of it, please don’t second guess our decisions after-the-fact.
Love Letter to the Grabber
Making some humorous observations about the grabber, Fern Pessin uncovers the many ways this household tool promotes independence and safety for everyone.
Caregiving’s Ultimate Reward
My heart goes out to those who are alone in providing care to a loved one, but they shouldn’t have to. That has to change.
For Many Caregivers and People With Disabilities, Work From Home Was Never Just a Perk
The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act empowered workers to ask for accommodations to work from home. Thirty years later, coronavirus precautions have brought remote work back into the spotlight.
Are You Ready for the Unexpected Crisis?
These organization tips, from Elizabeth Miller of Happy Healthy Caregiver, can help family caregivers manage any crisis.
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