Tag «God»

Glad that God is in Control of this Caregiver’s Life

As a caregiver, I spend a lot of time waiting. Whether it’s in a doctor’s office, therapist’s office, school pick-up line, or the post office line, it can get a little boring if there’s nothing to do. Most of the time you can find me writing, reading, or researching. Once in a while though, I …

St. Patrick’s Day Potato Bar Fun For Multigenerational Families

St. Patrick’s Day is TOMORROW. Can you believe it’s almost three months since Christmas! Wow! I love St. Patrick’s Day. I always try to wear green, but sometimes forget it on purpose so my grandkids can have fun doing a bit of a pinch 🙂 . I make sure I have something green close by …

Talking About News For the Sandwich Generation

What is a Blog Meme? I found a lot of definitions for this, most using $5 words. Basically it boils down to several blogs writing about the same theme, each on their own site. Then they all link to one home site, so if you enjoy the article at one site, you can easily pop …

Headlines of Encouragement For the Sandwich Generation

Oh me, oh my. Reading the news headlines just isn’t any fun right now! North Korea Warns Intercepting ‘Satellite’ Will Prompt Counterstrike; Israeli Major-General [states]: Iran past ‘nuclear threshold’…using nuclear talks to buy time for bomb; World Bank offers dire forecast for world economy…; Recession on track to be longest in postwar period… Gas prices …

Sandwich Generation Resources Via Twitter 3/6/09

It’s that time again. Time to check out all the great resources from Twitter over the past week or so. I’m going to start with the most recent as it’s also the most important. If you get an email from Delta about a ticket, DON’T open any attachment. A nationwide fraudulent email scam has hit …

Caregivers: You Don’t Have to Be Everywhere To Be Able to Help

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of flexibility for all of us in the Sandwich Generation, along with the importance of asking. Asking for help, asking for options, asking for whatever it is that is necessary in our current situation. While that is indeed vital, there are times when there is no one to ask. …

Caregiving Vs. To Do Lists

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! If you didn’t already see it, be sure to take a peek at the Valentine card I made for you at http://www.sandwichink.com/a-valentine-for-your-long-distance-elders . Click on the big checkerboard 🙂 I spent this day having fun with grandkids in the a.m., moving and helping my mom with her aching back in between, and …

Lasts and Firsts for the Sandwich Generation

2009. It’s just around the corner. This is a week of lasts. It is the last week of the year. Today is the last Sunday of the year. Lest we get too maudlin, though, today is also a first day. It is the first day of new lovingkindnesses from the Lord. In fact, Lamentations 3 …

Caregivers: Peace in the Midst of the Fiery Furnace

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Three names that many people know well, even some who haven’t read a Bible in years. If you don’t recognize their names, you might recognize this phrase – the three men in the fiery furnace! Their story is told in the book of Daniel, which I am currently studying over a …