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Back to School; Make sure you and your loved one have the support you need

Back to School; Make sure you and your loved one have the support you need

Back to School! As summer comes to a close, many of us are preparing to send our children back-to school. It’s common to experience “the jitters” as we adjust to a new daily routine, but that anxiety can be enhanced if you’re sending a loved one in the midst of eating...
Cup Half Empty or Half Full? by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Cup Half Empty or Half Full? by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Looking on the sunny side of life and seeing my cup as half-full has fortunately mostly been in my nature. But when I’m stretched to my limits in too many areas, even the smallest things can feel overwhelming. You know, the proverbial straw that breaks the camel’s...
Parallel Process & Believing in our Adult Child’s Capacity – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Parallel Process & Believing in our Adult Child’s Capacity – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

A family caregiver’s role is important no matter the age of the child. We don’t stop loving or caring about our child just because they hit the magical age of 18. See my photo here of Dr. Adele LaFrance’s slide on the research on involving caregivers in...
Allowing Relief as Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Allowing Relief as Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Relief can be tenuous, fleeting, temporary, short lived. For family caregivers, the relief of a loved one’s progress alongside the reality of the dangers and problems that still exist can quickly take away the joy of the moment of relief and switch one back to fear. ...
Imperfect Caregiving, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Imperfect Caregiving, by Becky Henry, CPCC

The title for this could also have been;  “Separating your Child From the Eating Disorder and Not Doing it Perfectly” “Perfection, Vulnerability and Shame, Oh My!” “Parenting our ‘Other”Children During a Child’s Eating Disorder” “Making Mistakes while Parenting a...