Super Bowl XLIX

Caregiving and the Super Bowl

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Heart in handsThis is NOT an article about football.  Anyone who has a loved one for whom they provide care – whether hands-on or peripheral – knows all too well how unpredictable life can be with that 24/7 responsibility.  We’d all like to think that special occasions and events are immune from medical emergencies and other disasters, but all too often that is not the case.

Welcome to the life of a caregiver.

I honestly didn’t think I had another football article in me but the unfortunate circumstances in my best friend’s life have proven otherwise.  Read the rest of this entry »

Teamwork: playing nice together

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Children with Seahawks colorsAs a child, do you remember being admonished to “play nice together” with your siblings or friends?  Or perhaps you’re a grandparent who has encouraged your grandchildren to behave better with others by using that same phrase.  I like it, and I think playing nice together needs to be a part of our daily life strategy. Read the rest of this entry »