A Generation Xer's caregiving journey

I Took a Hiatus and I’m Not Sorry

I took a Hiatus
Long time hasn’t it. Well, life happen.

2016 was, well, I can’t wait for it to be over.

This year has been tough, personally, professionally and yes, even as a caregiver.

You will be more about some aspects in the coming posts. Just wanted to come up for air and say, I’m here.

We all been through some times when everyone needs a time out. My time out lasted longer than expected and I needed it.

photo credit: billydorichards Still Waters via photopin (license)

Should you disclose your caregiving in a job interview?

Tweet How come nothing has barely been said about caregiving and job hunting? I saw this post from Fast Company, Should you disclose your pregnancy in a job interview. A friend of mine stated that one should not disclose that they are caregiving “It’s like saying that your pregnant.” Huh? According to the Family Caregiver… Continue Reading

Always have a backup plan when dealing with Paratransit

Tweet   Before Thanksgiving, I’d scheduled a pickup time for Nana so that she could spend time with the family. so we called paratransit. We were outside waiting for the van before our assigned time, but no one came. Turns out, the driver was on the wrong street. I called the office and they told… Continue Reading

A Loaf of Bread

Tweet They say that a slice of pizza is the barometer of NYC transit fare. What about a loaf of bread? I am Forbidden (yes, that’s a capital F) to get bread for Grandma that’s above $2.00. She says that it doesn’t make sense to just give away money. Often I am lectured about back… Continue Reading

No more Nathan’s Knishes

Tweet The famous Nathan’s, Coney Island Originally uploaded by SophieLH I went to one of my favorite spots, Coney Island to get Nathan’s knishes for Nana. I was also on a personal mission as well, to get the obligatory Nathan’s hot dog. However, I was really bummed since they said that the no longer sell… Continue Reading

Love you Body by Louise Hay #WorldBookDay recommendation

Tweet What I’m reading and continue to go back to reading is Love Your Body by Louise Hay. This book reminds me to be thankful for my health each and every day. Lately, I admit have been over- extending myself with going above and beyond with caregiving. Finally, I decided to focus on my own… Continue Reading

“No free coffee for you!” Says Dunkin Donuts to Fairfield County, CT after #UConn #BleedBlue win.

Tweet @MyMamasKeeper We’re sorry for the inconvenience but Fairfield County is outside our market. Please follow @DunkinNYTri for local offers! — Dunkin’ Donuts in CT (@DDinCT) April 9, 2014   In case you’ve been under a rock, UConn won the NCAA mens championship basketball title. The women also won the championship last night. After the… Continue Reading