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today a ladybug stopped by our classroom veterinary clinic

the kinder docs looked at it closely with a magnifying glass

 decided it might be having trouble flying

after much discussion, more close looks, a few notes on a paper, a phone call,

and a blood pressure check of one of the other docs

 their good care and magic worked

and the ladybug flew away home.

“true compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.”

-daniel goleman



the big launch

(elton musk would be jealous)

i recently had the pleasure

of attending my dear friend’s

book launch tea party.

i’ve known her as a caregiver from way back

when i taught her 3 children

and met a kindred spirit.

just some of those she’s cared for:

a menagerie of rescued pets

a kind and funny husband

three beautiful children

who became her family

when she traveled to korea

to find them

and bring them home

 a feisty (highly spirited?) irish mother

all under her roof at one time

all the recipients of her loving care

even in the most challenging situations.

especially then.

all while working full time outside of her home

as an event planner, caterer, actress, and professional speaker

and she has written a book

about how to care for yourself and others

while finding your balance in that equation.

it’s a beauty of a book

 full of reminders, tips, and love.

i’d recommend it for anyone

who has cared for someone, or has been cared for by someone.

ever the welcoming hostess

we shared lovely tea

and conversation

among many who care

about this amazing woman.

“there are only four kinds of people in the world.
those who have been caregivers.
those who are currently caregivers.
those who will be caregivers,
and those who will need a caregiver.”

― rosalyn carter


“allow yourself a few minutes to relax with your copy of this book and pour yourself a cuppa so you can Take a Break – Before You Break.”

–Breeda Miller

now available on amazon or BreedaMiller.com