11 Ways to Be a Better Parent for Your Child With Special Needs

What makes a great parent? This is the million-dollar question parents have been asking since the beginning of time. It’s a basic instinct to want what’s best for our kids, especially children with special needs. As parents of children with disabilities, we all hope our children can relish their younger years and thrive when they…

What to Give the Caregiver in Your Life This Holiday Season

By Harry Cline If you know someone who is a caregiver for a family member or as their full-time job, more than likely, they give a lot of themselves to those they care for. They are probably expected on call 24 hours a day and have to make many tough decisions all the time. It’s…

How to Regain Control of Your Life Following a Chronic Condition Diagnosis

Chronic conditions refer to a range of illnesses defined by the fact that they last for one year or more, impact daily living, and require consistent healthcare management. If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you may be wondering what your life will look like in the future. Fortunately, you have more power over…

Self-Care: Replacing the Old With the New

Going through significant transitions in life is always challenging, and people often forget to take care of themselves during these times. For example, an important life transition could be a new job, a new house, having a baby, or becoming a caregiver for a loved one.  Along with the stress of these situations, you might…

Importance of a Self-Care Routine for New Caregivers

By Daniel Sherwin Caregiving is an activity that demands constant physical and mental effort from the caregiver. While most caregivers disclose that caring for a loved one provides them with a sense of purpose and fulfillment, it also brings its own set of challenges. According to a study, the number of caregivers in the United…

How to Help Caregivers in Need of Support and Self-Care

By Jennifer McDougall Caregivers need your help. While many people don’t think about how much time, energy, and devotion it requires to be a caregiver, there is a desperate need for self-care for those who provide their assistance every day by making life easier for others who depend on them. 23% of family caregivers caring for…

How to Create the Perfect Evening Skin Care Routine

Great skin isn’t only a result of your genes; your everyday behaviors have a significant influence on what you see in the mirror. However, there are a staggering amount of perspectives on everything from how to moisturize to how to protect oneself from Sun exposure, depending on which product reviews you read or physicians you…

A Parents Guide Navigating Through the Journey of Autism

ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects a child’s development. Autism starts in the womb, although children with ASD may not be identified until they are in preschool or even elementary school (or older) when symptoms of the disease become more apparent. Children with ASD have a mix of two types of…

7 Tips For Long-Distance Caregiving

By Jennifer McDougall Long-distance caregiving has its own set of difficulties. So be prepared to practice a lot of patience, and here is a list of seven things to bear in mind if you find yourself in the job of long-distance caregiving. Make a list of the top priority tasks that need to be done…

10 Signs of Caregiver Burnout

By Jennifer McDougall Burnout affects caregivers in the form of physical, emotional, and mental weariness. It may be followed by a shift in attitude, from caring and positive to uncaring and negative. Caregivers might burn out if they don’t get the support they need or try to do more than they are physically or financially…