Category Archives: Family

Taking Care of Family Caregivers

According to a study from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, 43.5 million adults in the United States provide unpaid care to an adult or a child and 39.8% provide unpaid care to an adult only. The majority of caregivers are women (60%), and…

7 Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Special Needs Parent

7 Life Lessons as a Special Needs Parent

Parenting. It’s the most difficult job many of us will experience in our lives, and one that we receive the least amount of formal training for. Even if you were to become a “certified parent” prior to your first day of parenting, each child comes complete with their own set…

Thanksgiving Dinner, it’s all about the mashed potatoes!

it’s all about the mashed potatoes

A very important part of my families Thanksgiving Dinner is the mashed potatoes! Since the size of my family attending Thanksgiving dinner is so large, we have always divided up the duties.  Whichever house we gather at is in charge of the star of the dinner…the gravy and stuffing inside…