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
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
Derby/Springtime is the best time to strut your stuff in a new dress — ideally, one that shows off your best assets and downplays any areas you’re not so confident about. One common ‘trouble zone’ among women is upper arms. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind while shopping if … [Read more...] about Not Sure About Baring Your Arms?