Category Archives: Lifestyle

Why Waiting Until Is A Bad Idea

One of the saddest things we can do in life – as a caregiver, or in any situation – is wait until…wait until things get better, until someone heals, until we get the promotion, until work slows down, until we get thinner, until we find the perfect partner, until the pandemic ends. Our lives are now, not when some event happens, or some event ends. And as challenging as it may be, we can learn to live, not just exist, in and through whatever we are facing.

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The 2020 Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide

What to gift all of the special people in your life? We’ve got answers! The 2020 Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide has gift ideas* for all ages and all budgets. And, because we know how busy working daughters are, we’ve got easy wrapping solutions for you too! For your mother Memory keeper Give your mother […]

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5 Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts for Elderly Dads

Are you still looking for Father’s Day gifts for elderly dads? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve got gifts to make your father feel special, keep him entertained and feeling loved amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Give him a classic: a deck of Bicycle playing cards – but with large print. He will still beat […]

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Our 10 Favorite Oreo and Wine Pairings

Sometimes Oreos and wine are for dinner. Amirite? That’s just facts. Like sometimes, your mother is in the hospital and your father is in memory care and your kid needs help with homework and your boss is displeased with you and your spouse is watching ESPN and you don’t have time to make an organic, […]

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The Working Daughter Galentine’s Day Gift Guide

If ever there was a holiday made for Working Daughters, it’s Galentine’s Day. February 13 is the day for ladies to celebrate ladies. So, if you want to show some appreciation to the ladies in your life – your best friend, your manicurist or hair stylist, the coworker who has your back, your sister who […]

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for Working Daughters

Thinking about a fresh start for the new year and decade? We’ve got you covered. Here are 8 New Year’s resolutions to help busy working daughters find some balance and respite in 2020. Some of these resolutions coincide with the steps I outline in the book, Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring For Your Aging […]

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8 Daycation Ideas for Working Daughters

Working Daughter you need a vacation. I know. I know. You can’t make it happen. There’s work and care, and care, and work and bills. Besides, the stress of planning for a vacation feels like it outweighs the benefit of actually taking one, right? Okay then don’t take a full-fledged vacation. But promise me, you’ll […]

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6 Reasons To Practice Self-Care

Yeah, yeah, we know. The term self-care has become almost as trite as the term “girl boss.” Self-care is used to describe everything from getting a mammogram to spoiling ourselves with a  trip to Sephora.  So what exactly is self-care? In Psych Central, self-care is defined as, “any activity that we do deliberately in order […]

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5 Things Successful Women Do in January

Do you have visions of a new year, new you? January feels so full of hope, doesn’t it? Well stop dreaming of a good year and start doing. Here are 5 things successful women do in January to set the tone for a good year – and you can do too! 1. Clean out their […]

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