THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Something From the Heart – National Caregiver Day, 2015

I know that I promised my next blog post would be about private and national care insurance plans, but to be honest, that was before I remembered that National Caregiver Day was April 5th. So today, I want to write something from the heart and let insurance plans wait till next week. SOMETHING FROM THE ...

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Hooray for hips and belly I have never considered myself a particularly vain person. However, constant media messaging (your body is not good enough, therefore you are not good enough) has a way of working itself into everyone’s psyche to some degree. My whole adult life I’ve pretty much maintained the same weight, no matter ...

redjenny: On Pregnancy and Body Image

Hooray for hips and belly I have never considered myself a particularly vain person. However, constant media messaging (your body is not good enough, therefore you are not good enough) has a way of working itself into everyone’s psyche to some degree. My whole adult life I’ve pretty much maintained the same weight, no matter ...

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redjenny: How useful am I?

As an academic, I question my usefulness. Society will always need carpenters (or plumbers or tailors or nurses or farmers). Their benefit is pretty clear and obvious. Will it always need historians? How important is my obscure research that might only be read by a handful of other obscure historians? Am I a producer or ...

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I think I feel like blogging again. My last post was about a year and a half ago. What have I been doing in that time? I have been working on my PhD in history. I found I was too busy, and had too little energy for writing. Also my eyes hurt. I just passed ...

redjenny: Hello blog, I have missed you

I think I feel like blogging again. My last post was about a year and a half ago. What have I been doing in that time? I have been working on my PhD in history. I found I was too busy, and had too little energy for writing. Also my eyes hurt. I just passed ...