How do I tell my mother she can’t live in her home anymore? A home she’s lived in for over 20 years. A home she imagined living in until the day she passed. It was a very difficult discussion. But after she fell 3 times in 6 months, with two of those times requiring an … Continue reading Telling Mom to Move Out of Her Home
As I watch my mom struggle to get up from her recliner to the walker, I couldn’t help asking myself, “Is this my future?” Last week we picked her up from a rehab facility where she was recovering from hip surgery. Yep, she became one of those senior ladies who fell and fractured her hip. … Continue reading Do we have to get old?
For this Self-Care Sunday (SCS) I’m celebrating Mother’s Day by taking the day off and reposting an excerpt from an old blog I posted back in 2017. At the time, my daughter was 15 and I was adjusting to life with a high school student. Now I’m the mother of a college student, while I’m … Continue reading SCS: Celebrating Mother’s Day