From me to you: Day9: Caregiving

Having been busy and not writing for some time I thought I would re-blog a brief entry I wrote for my daughter on a daily blog challenge she is writing.
We all have so many parts to our lives. We have professional lives, private lives, and also just life. In my life it seems many of these strands have often woven themselves together challenging me to truly live a non-dualistic life that seeks to integrate everything that unfolds before me. The journey of being caregiver to a daughter who is now challenged with a significant illness of her own is such a journey. My solace – she has learnt early on the power of kindness. Of receiving kindness and of being kind. We all inhabit the roles of carer and receiving care in one form or another.

May your day today be blessed and may you receive much kindness both as a caregiver and as one being cared for.


  • As a parent with health conditions or parent to a child(ren) with health conditions, what do you hope you’re doing right?

As I am neither a parent with health conditions, or one who has a child with health condition, hell I’m not even a parent at all, I decided to ask mine to write something for this question. I also asked them to say a little bit about the challenges they face as well, as I think this is an important aspect when we talk about the carer. I know what you are thinking… why didn’t I just answer the 2nd prompt (which I will tackle also). That’s easy, because this disease, although it is mine, it does not solely affect me. So I thought that this was a great opportunity to show how hard this can be not only for me, but also for my parents, my sibling, my…

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Passionate about living every moment as best I can. Continually emergent and a work in progress
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