Family Update and Thoughts On Memorial Day

Family Update and Thoughts On Memorial Day

Periodic family updates seem to be of interest to readers, and it has been a while since I reported family news. So, after I pivot briefly to reflect on Memorial Day, I’ll turn to some recent highlights of a more personal nature and our transition to summer. We lost a...
27 Gift Ideas for the Family Living with Disability

27 Gift Ideas for the Family Living with Disability

The holiday season is near. It is a time of year when stress, social isolation, and grief can weigh on caregivers and their families. Each family member — parent, grandparent, child with disabilities, sibling — is uniquely impacted by the disability issues involved....
Tips for Caregivers Who Find it Refreshing to Get Organized

Tips for Caregivers Who Find it Refreshing to Get Organized

This is an ongoing series exploring what puts caregivers in their “sweet spots” when supporting a family member with special needs. In today’s post we’re exploring some challenges and opportunities for caregivers who are refreshed by getting organized....
A Sibling’s Perspective On Visiting Home for Christmas

A Sibling’s Perspective On Visiting Home for Christmas

I think I can speak for all of us when I say the last year has been riddled with difficult decisions and the experience of being stuck between a rock and a hard place. There have been very few (if any) easy solutions in this season of life. It’s overwhelming to say...