The calm in the eye of the storm

“Into each life some rain must fall But too much is falling in mine Into each heart some tears must fall But some day the sun will shine” And then there are the good times. When everything is going smoothly. No falls. No strokes. No funerals. No deaths....

Son’s gonna rise

“And the cat’s in the cradle and the silver spoon Little boy blue and the man in the moon When you comin’ home son I don’t know when, but we’ll get together then, Dad We’re gonna have a good time then” “It does something to a...

When caregivers need a break

“When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breathe and let go.” I remember the hypervigilant mode of early parenthood. That invisible antenna that’s always scanning for signs of trouble. Of course, it...