Allison Breininger

Allison Breininger

Allison is a family caregiver for her husband Sean and lives in Minnesota with her husband and daughter where she also writes at www.thenegativespace.life


This Is The Moment For Working Caregivers To Get the Work-Life Balance They’ve Always Wanted and Needed

Now Is The Time For Caregivers To Get Work-Life Balance

The guidelines for a typical office employee were designed to fit neatly into a standard-sized box. Work in your assigned office space. Begin at 9 and end at 5. Take a thirty-minute lunch break at a designated time. Submit a request in advance for permission to take time off any …

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The World Around Me is Reopening: Six Questions I Ask When Evaluating Risk

6 questions I ask when evaluating risk for my family

I consider myself a ninja-level caregiver. Over the last ten years, I have cared for my husband through a bone marrow transplant and multiple cancers. I know the protocols for when to worry and who to call. I know how often he should visit the doctors and what tests he …

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Sandwich Generation Caregiving...With a Side of Chips

Sandwich Generation Caregiving...With a Side of Chips

In the caregiving world, the term “sandwich generation” is often used as a way to paint a picture of the complex and varied roles played by a caregiver. This phrase has become so prevalent in mainstream culture, that in 2006 Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionaries officially added the term to …

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