A family’s dynamics will be at play when and if a parent develops a need that requires caregiving. As a primary caregiver to her husband for 25 years, a team caregiver to her mother and sister, and a caregiver support group facilitator, Joy Walters has both experienced and heard … [Read more...] about Hiring a Caregiver: Family Dynamics, Communication, and Caregiving
All the Derby talk got you interested in horses? We interviewed Mary Midkiff a few years back about her routine as an active horse trainer at the time. We loved the mental picture we got reading about her time at the barn as part of her daily routine. Your assistant has … [Read more...] about Love Horses?
Let’s be honest: Mint juleps aren’t for everyone. We might feel obligated to partake in this official drink of the Derby when we gather together on the first Saturday in May, but this stout, labor-intensive cocktail is rarely at the top of the list of ways we enjoy our … [Read more...] about Beyond the Mint Julep
How to change your thoughts Thought and expression are so closely bound together in us. Whenever we are thinking something, we are unconsciously verbalizing our thoughts. If we change the verbalization, we will change the thought, too. Likewise, if I verbalize my new … [Read more...] about “I Am Bigger Than This”
Like many of the people I interview for this “I love my…” series, Honi Goldman’s first inclination was to focus either on the passion she feels for her work or on a fundamental value that guides her life. However, when pressed to select a specific item that she treasures, the … [Read more...] about Fixing a Broken Beloved Vase