A Story of Kindness From the NICU

A Story of Kindness From the NICU

The NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) was our introduction to the bizarre, new world of having a child with major...

Must Love (Service) Dogs

Must Love (Service) Dogs

Dogs have always been coined “man’s best friend.” They are intuitive to human behaviors and needs and have been a...

Action Items for When a Parent’s Health Suddenly Declines

Action Items for When a Parent’s Health Suddenly Declines

I keep hearing the same thing in circles of my friends about parents getting older. It's this emotionally confusing time...

The Natural Progression of Life: Caring for Our Aging Parents

The Natural Progression of Life: Caring for Our Aging Parents

I have always considered my Dad to be my own personal Buddha. He offers honest, truthful—sometimes not what I want...

Why Wellness Matters

Why Wellness Matters

Why does wellness matter? I recently posed this question to my colleagues, Marci and Brad, who work with me at...

Painting And Writing To Destress

Painting And Writing To Destress

Tell us a little bit about yourself... What’s your story? My name is Sheila Ellenberger. I met my husband, Matt,...

How I Do Self-Care: Courtney Baker

How I Do Self-Care: Courtney Baker

Self-care has always been a real struggle for me.  As a homeschool mom with a toddler, there just isn’t a...

Caregiver Essentials for the Perfect Beach Day

Caregiver Essentials for the Perfect Beach Day

Based on just about every weather report in the US, I think it’s safe to say that the summer temperatures...

How I Do Self-Care: Pamela Tucker

How I Do Self-Care: Pamela Tucker

The never-ending role of wife, mother, and caregiver (as well as the daily tasks of keeping life rolling) can become...

Transition Tips For Kids With Processing Issues

Transition Tips For Kids With Processing Issues

Plan and Organize: If your child is capable of being part of this process please involve him or her.  Have...