Romancing Ourselves

Romancing Ourselves

Romance is usually something we associate with our partners or significant others. Yet, as caregivers I believe we should romance ourselves. Another way to think of it is a date with yourself for self-care. One of the ways The Free Dictionary defines  romance is as: A...
Take 5 to Meditate

Take 5 to Meditate

As a busy mom and business owner, I find it challenging to take a break during the day. Yet, research shows that short breaks can be important. Even more powerful is a break to mediate. Inspired by May being the fifth month and Meditation Month, I decided to take the...
Rising Star: Caregivers

Rising Star: Caregivers

During January, posts have highlighted the rising stars of activity professionals, music therapist, intergenerational programs and self-care. What do these all have to do with each other? They are all revolve around caregivers. Many articles have been written about...
Rising Star: Self-care

Rising Star: Self-care

The past Rising Star posts have focused on intergenerational groups,  activity professionals and music therapists. This week’s Rising Star post is about the hot topic of self-care. Google “self-care” and 651,000 search results surface. (Those numbers...
An Open Letter to Moms

An Open Letter to Moms

Dear Moms, You are an amazing woman! Being a mom means being on 24/7 call. Even with a supportive partner and a network of support, you continue to focus  on the care of your child. I know this because I am a mom, too. Know that the most important things you provide...