What if aging parents need help, but only one child lives near them? For the last two Fridays I’ve been talking about caring for aging parents. I started the conversation by accident, with a little bit of a rant on 3 things parents should do to make it easier... How do you set boundaries on how much help you can reasonably give to aging parents? Okay, last week I wrote a post on a whim about how parents should really try to help their adult children who will be caring for them one day, by moving closer, getting rid of stuff,... If you need your adult children to eventually care for you, then that should factor into an equation NOW. I’m still a little tired from our impromptu trip out west last week, and I’ve been thinking about something for a while now that I’d like to... Adults need bedtimes, too. Seriously. It’s Wednesday, the day when we talk marriage! Right now, as I told you earlier this week, I’m in Vancouver, with my dad in a hospital as we spend his last days on earth together. So since I don’t have time to... Do you ever feel like your husband’s maid? Every Monday I like to put up a reader question and take a stab at answering it. And today’s I think is a sentiment that many of us have had: is my whole life just cleaning up after him? ..woke up this morning... Do you feel like you’re always busy–that you can never catch up? I think it’s the modern malaise! And today, in my Friday musings, I want to hopefully convince you that the problem isn’t necessarily that we have too much to do. It’s that...