Tag: #HAchat


Next week is Invisible Illness Week

The phrase "but you don't look sick" is familiar concept for Health Activists - many of whom have had the "well, appearances are deceiving and no, I'm not faking" conversation more than most. Unfortunately, it's a challenge to understand something that you can't see or experience on your own. A challenge we've accepted! We just…

HAchat Recap: End of A4Amonth

Caregivers are defined in the dictionary as “a family member or paid helper who regularly looks after a child or a sick, elderly, or disabled person.” But after this month’s roundtables, HAchats and countless stories shared in the Blog Carnival -- we all know this is definition misses SO much of what it really means…

#HAchat Recap: A Beginner’s Guide to Caregiving

We’re sure you remember the day you became a caregiver.  Whether as a new parent or as a parent with a child living with a chronic illness/behavioral disorder/learning disability, or as a caregiver to a family member/loved one/spouse - the feeling is the same. Where do you start? What do you do with all of…

Today's #HAchat: Tips for New Caregivers or Parents

As we kick-off our Advocating for Another Carnival - we have a LOT going on. Be sure to check out the #A4Amonth hashtag to read the fun, inspiring, and really creative posts of participants. If you want to get in on the fun - we'll be doing this today until next Tuesday (and culminating the…

#HAchat Recap: Advocating is Communication with Heart

MO_StoreATooth: Advocating is COMMUNICATION with heart #hachat   Image credit: rachel_pics on Flickr It starts with a diagnosis.  Maybe you’re at the doctor’s office with your child, or sitting at the kitchen table with your spouse. It starts with the realization that the life you had originally envisioned for that person you love isn’t going…

Next #HAchat: Guest Host Lauren Hale on Parenting & Mental Health

Advocating for Another month is going strong and we have a really exciting chat planned for next Tuesday, August 14th at 3pm ET. Our chat will be hosted by Health Activist Lauren Hale and center around the topic of parenting and mental health.   Lauren is the founder of the #PPDchat - or PostPartum Depression…
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