THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Can We Care For Ourselves if We Don’t Value Care?

Last week I agreed to lead a fall workshop on the subject of caring for the caregiver. I proposed exploring the premise and possibility of matching a self-caring action with each caring action we perform for a loved one. An example might be to nurture myself by making myself a cup of tea as I ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Love and Memory at the Lake

My husband Jim and I met and married ‘up at the lake’ as we call our summer place in the Quebec Laurentians.  Jim’s parents met and married at the lake too.  Our grandparents were part of a group of friends, all english Montrealers, who bought property at the lake in the early 1920s and built ...