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If one can believe the old Westerns, frontier women were the ultimate multi-taskers. They could rock a cradle with their foot to quiet a squalling baby while pounding out bread dough with their fists, minding a full crew of young kids and maybe dodging a few bullets in the process. Oh, yeah, and since it was just days before Christmas, these women would also be knitting gifts for the family during odd bits of time. That scenario sounds like a walk in the park compared to the lives of some modern caregivers, especially those who belong to the sandwich generation.

Continue reading on Agingcare to learn more about staying sane as a caregiver to your parents while you parent your children:

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