lessons learned in year 1

The three most critical lessons from the first year of living with my mother: practicing patience, problem solving and finding the humor.

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My mother and I worked through many issues during our first 12 months together as adults sharing a space. The key to successful outcomes always involved patience, problem solving and (eventually) finding the humor in almost everything. We tried to keep it simple, working through the issue together. The range of products available for older people – or indeed anyone who needs assistance –  is amazing and many of these products are not overly expensive.  Continue reading “lessons learned in year 1”