Seinfeld fans can usually quote many of the show’s infamous lines.  One that stands out for me is, “You gotta come and see the baabby.” In that episode, Jerry expresses his annoyance with new parents who emphatically insist that he come and "see the baabby."  As a former family caregiver, I likened and recognized that same whiny tone every time...

I feel like I can pretty much do anything when I have on my rubber dishwashing gloves. In fact, I love that rubber glove manufacturers have caught on to the fact that some of us may want to be fashionable while doing dishes and make them available in fun colors and styles.  Sure, I have my share of basic yellow,...

For the longest time, I never knew, let alone identified with any of the labels– Sandwich Generation, Intergenerational Caregiver or for that matter– family caregiver! Sure, Working Mother, Good Daughter, Chief Dishwasher, you bet…but caregiver? Wait, what?! But that’s exactly the life I led for approximately five years. As is the case for so many, it was a life-altering experience, for...

The beginning of a new year seems an appropriate time to kick things off, right? Of course, as soon as I jotted down the blog title, I heard Maria Von Trapp singing in my ear, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start…” Joyful, Sound of Music references aside, my intention here is to share a ‘starting...