A family in my neighborhood has been quietly struggling for months. The mom has a stubborn virus that is taking a long time to heal and the dad is shopping, cooking, cleaning, and ensuring his kids get wherever they need to go. When he finally shared his family’s situation, neighbors quickly offered to prepare meals. I asked him why he didn’t ask for…Continue
Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on November 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
In the best of circumstances, life is not easy. And we all experience rough patches, some harder to navigate than others. When life feels overwhelmingly difficult, a kind gesture can feel like a lifeline.
I have two friends who were feeling overwhelmed, as caregivers for their elderly mothers. I interviewed them…Continue
Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on November 3, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments