THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Surprising Things I Learned About My Mom When She Moved

It seems like my Mom has been moving for months. It feels like over the past while, my sister and I have been operating in semi-crisis mode with our mother. She moved out of her apartment a few weeks ago, but we didn’t know if her new residence would be a good fit. So yesterday ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Should My Daughter Be Her Brother’s Keeper?

When my daughter Natalie was about three, her favourite game was ‘hospital’.  This involved her lying in bed with toilet paper wrapped around her leg, making a cast.  The whole imobilized limb was then strung up with a skipping rope over a hook on ceiling creating a makeshift ‘traction’ device.  To top it off, she ...