Caregiver Self-Care

Caregiver burnout is real! I know from experience. I am still working on this part, but it is so important to take care of yourself both physically and mentally in your caregiving journey. Don’t get lost in the care for your loved one and forget to take care of yourself. Here I share how I have added self-care to my routine including resources, products, health tips, and more!

Caregiving For Unexpected Dementia Behaviors

Caregiving For Unexpected Dementia Behaviors

Good Morning Everyone - or maybe afternoon, depending on when you are reading this ;). Jumping right into my topic today, I wanted to let you know that last week's caregiving journey was rough. There were a lot of emotions and a lot of unexpected dementia behaviors....

How to Practice Fast Gratitude

How to Practice Fast Gratitude

I wanted to share with all of you how I learned to practice fast gratitude. Some of you may be like me and have heard that practicing gratitude can be a game-changer for happiness and creating a positive attitude in your everyday life. Hearing about all the positives...

How I Found The Caregiver Support, I Needed

How I Found The Caregiver Support, I Needed

Disclaimer: I am not associated with Hilarity for Charity. They have just helped me with my caregiving journey, so I wanted to share the resource with other caregivers. I am not receiving compensation for this post. When I started my Alzheimer's caregiving journey,...

How to Create a Caregiver Affirmation & Why You Should Have One.

How to Create a Caregiver Affirmation & Why You Should Have One.

As a young caregiver, I originally often struggled mentally with the various challenges I faced. I often dug myself deeper and deeper into a hole of sadness when I made mistakes while taking care of my mom. If you are an overthinker and perfectionist like me, you...