Sleepless nights

Sleepless nights

I know everyone thinks only a caregiver can relate to caregiving problems, but sometimes I hear or read something that isn’t about caregiving that really resonates with me. Here are the lyrics, if you prefer reading. JL Guest AuthorThe Caregiver Space accepts...

Getting the Sleep You Need

Caregiving takes lots of energy. You need restful sleep in order to have this energy. That’s a given. But circumstances and worries may keep you from sleeping. Even if you go to bed early, you may toss and turn, keep looking your bedside clock, and worry if sleep will...
The dark of winter

The dark of winter

It’s not officially winter yet, but the days in North America are already getting shorter. There are many of us who don’t meet the diagnostic criteria for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), but who still feel sluggish and irritable when the days are short. I find it...