Category Archives: Lifestyle

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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4 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Happy New Year! Resolutions are so easy to make but so damn challenging to keep. Not to worry. Here are 4 resolutions that will help you hit the reset button, and, that you will be able to stick to well past January 31. 1. Practice gratitude. Research shows that taking the time to acknowledge what […]

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Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Working daughters, especially those balancing eldercare, career, and kids, need to be super efficient with their time. So if you’re going to savor any of the sweetness of this holiday season, you need your holiday shopping to go smoothly. We’ve got you covered this year with our 2018 Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide. There are […]

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6 Best Non-Caregiving Apps for Working Daughters

Balancing eldercare with career, kids, and life in general, takes skill, strength and all the extra support you can find. These 6 apps for working daughters will help you navigate your busy days and weeks as a caregiver. Sit or Squat This app by Charmin (yes the toilet paper people) helps you find clean bathrooms. […]

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Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Looking for the perfect gift for your parents, your kids, your boss, the nursing home staff, or maybe just for you? Look no further. We’ve got ideas for everyone on your list in our 2017 Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide. For your Mom: Spoil the woman who gave you life with this ultra luxurious whipped […]

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The Caregiver’s Guide To Taking a Vacation

Everywhere you go these days, you hear friends, family and colleagues talking about their summer vacation plans and you are jealous. You don’t just envy their plans – that family from your daughter’ soccer team is planning a trip to the Amalfi Coast and your 30-something coworker who doesn’t seem to have a care in […]

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Hygge: Your Survival Strategy for 2017

Self care is a term that gets tossed around rather, well, carelessly. It is vague and broad. It can encompass exercise and nutrition, trips to the spa, naps, meditation, pretty much all of the things that feel out of reach for most working daughters. We caregivers are constantly told we should practice self care and […]

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2016 Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide

Note: This holiday gift guide may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase.) Looking for the perfect gift for your parents, your bestie, your boss, the home health aide, or maybe just for you? We’ve got you covered with our 2016 Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide. Your […]

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Giveaway! You Are Kind of Awesome

Hey Working Daughter, you know, you are kind of awesome, right? Wait, what? You don’t know that? It’s true. And I really want you to know that. So, in honor of you and all you do, and to celebrate National Family Caregiver’s Month, we’re giving away 5 copies of the I’m Kind of Awesome Mini Inner-Truth™ Journal from […]

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Gratitude Hack: Give Thanks!

It may not be the tryptophan causing you to nod off after your turkey dinner on Thanksgiving; it may be the thanks you gave around the dining room table. Practicing gratitude reduces stress, and lower stress levels can lead to better sleep. University of California Davis psychology professor Robert Emmons told WebMD, “Gratitude research is beginning to […]

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