Out of the Attic: A Caregiver’s Rage and Jane Eyre

Out of the Attic: A Caregiver’s Rage and Jane Eyre

Tired and on edge, I was worried by rumblings from my husband Brad’s doctors that they might send him home soon. At the time of the bat incident, he had been hospitalized for nearly four months in the wake of a stem cell transplant. The transplant saved his life from...
Making the Mental Load Visible

Making the Mental Load Visible

Too often we compartmentalize our caregiving — childcare, aged care, sick care, disabled care. Yet in many families, often women will carry these caregiving demands over their lives and are balancing multiple types of care simultaneously. This calls for policies that...