I saw this quote recently and I started to make a post and stopped. I was going to share it and comment how I started this blog (and Facebook page) to share resources and our journey … success, practical, mundane, but more importantly the challenges. Not as vents or complaints, but as a way to … Continue reading Living is a thing you practice
Tag: caregiver stress
Random Acts of Kindness Day
In honour of Random Acts of Kindness Day, I am sharing a free colouring page. You can be kind to yourself and take some time out to colour it or share with someone else.
Are you ready for a reset?
This time of year for many is a transition point. We are leaving one year behind and starting another. A perfect time to reset routines. This Caregiver Routine Reset isn't about Resolutions, it's about moving forward into the new year slowly and with intention. Every Sunday you will be invited to explore a different practice to help you reconnect with your authentic self.
Stress, Self-Care and Subtraction
Today is International Self-Care Day. Many caregivers have little to no time for self-care. But speaking from experience, not taking time for self-care does compound stress. In fact stress is the #1 factor impacting caregivers of individuals with FASD, a complex disability.
Senior Caregivers Supporting Adults with FASD
I recently finished participation in a six-month support and education group for "older" parents and caregivers of adults with FASD called the Ontario Senior Caregiver Action Network for FASD (OSCAN). They recently released a Resource Guide and announced a new Group.
Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay: Strategies and Self Care for FASD Caregivers
Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay brings a resource of strategies for caregivers by caregivers. Today's graphic highlights only three general strategies provided in this great resource 2017 Parent Retreat Strategies put together by the FASD Network of Saskatchewan (Canada). I only highlighted three of the general strategies, but the booklet (click on the link above) … Continue reading Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay: Strategies and Self Care for FASD Caregivers
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