Caregiving is no vacation, but you can cruise more smoothly through it! If you’re facing the daunting reality that you’re about to become a caregiver whether you planned for it or not, Cruising through Caregiving is the down-to-earth and authoritative answer you need.
Parenting foster children who have come to your home from trauma, neglect or abuse is likely the hardest work you will ever do. It requires you to have a wide variety of tools in your parenting toolbox. Self-care for foster parents is one of the most important tools you can have in that toolbox.
We have to break the stigma around mental health and children. Most of the times the signals are quite subtle and can be often overlooked by parents, so many children may be suffering behind closed doors. I believe 'Prevention is better than cure.
When it comes time to provide care for those who once cared for us, where can we turn? This book: • offers practical guidance for a broad range of caregiving situations when family caregivers assume their new role. • uses the latest research and draws on case histories and interviews.