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It's Not Me, it's you (2)

Coming Clean:  It’s not me, it’s you.

Yes, you read that right.  It’s not me, it’s you and I’m ready to come clean. I had found the greatest friend late in my teenage years.  She got married and had children.  I got married.  Our lives were on the path we had always imagined.  We talked almost daily and got together often.  Then […]

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GCMB Jacqui

An Open Letter To My Child’s Caregiver

Our child is a fun-loving, free-spirited, knows-what-she-wants, 2-year-old.  She loves and is loved beyond measure.  She is wise beyond years.  I often comment that she is an old soul {but believe me when I say that she is living the toddler-life}.  I like to say that “music speaks to her soul” because whenever she hears anything with a […]

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GCMB CARING FOR-2

The Sandwich Generation: Caring for A Preschooler & An Aging Parent

Cherishing your parents is easy when your parents are healthy and active. But when their health begins to deteriorate, becoming a caregiver can be exhausting.  Sociologists call those of us who are caring for our children while we are also caring for an aging parent ‘The Sandwich Generation’. In my case, I’m raising my four-year-old while caring for my […]

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