THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: ADVOCATE NOW TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED!

I wrote this article for Today’s Kids in Motion Magazine and it appeared HERE. It’s written for an audience of parents of children with disabilities, but the advocacy principles apply to all caregivers.  They say it takes a village to raise a child, but in today’s climate of government austerity and private consumerism, where are ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Caregiver Advocacy: Part 3, The Roundup

Caregiving a job that is made up of hundreds of small tasks.  Each task in itself seems perfectly doable. But taken together and over time, caregiving can be isolating and soul destroying. It doesn’t have to be that way.  The beginning of putting a broken caregiver’s life back together is the realisation that no one ...