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We Are Both Children Again

She is mentally ill, she is cruel, she is old, she is angry.  She is my mother.  And she cannot stand old age or me. 448 more words

Abusive Parent

Cost, Uncertainty, Stress Plague Long-Distance Caregivers

$8,728 a year. No vacations. No retirement savings. 23 hours a week and up.

This is the not-so-secret code of the long-distance caregiver:


Learning to Let Go

Today is the day. It’s finally here. I can no longer ignore it or be blissfully naive. My first-born is now 18 years old!! I will ALWAYS see her as my baby. 276 more words

New season of Dr. Who

Love it.  BBC is running a Dr. Who marathon before the new season begins on Saturday. I’ve been watching it since dinner time.

It should be interesting to see how the new Dr. 34 more words


Dream Interpretations

I had an interesting dream the other night.  I was riding a bike with my Mom on the back of the bike. We were coming down and hill and when I went to apply the brakes, I realized they weren’t working. 192 more words

The Silly Hat

The Silly Hat

Today’s hat was again inspired by my eight year old, who lights up my world with his wicked sense of humor and joy in his smile.  736 more words


Women Twice as Likely as Men to Care for Aging Parents, Survey Says

Are you the primary caregiver of an aging parent? Does that care take up an average of 12 hours per month? If you answered “yes” to both questions, chances are, you’re a woman. 570 more words