On Episode 56 of the Fourth Trimester Podcast we speak with Lynn Benson, co-author of "Chicken Soup for the Soul Life Lessons for Busy Moms." Lynn has an extensive background working in the early childhood education field and social work.
Her extensive background and education providing first hand guidance and assistance to families, children and the elderly, gives Lynn the unique ability to create a system that is efficient for use in both emergency situations and day-to-day family management.
Listen to hear more about:
- Signs you’re suffering from burnout as a result of caregiving
- The physical, emotional stress and financial toll of caregiving
- Tools and resources available to help family members with the challenges of caregiving
Lynn earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work and carries a diverse and exceptional background. Lynn began her career as Director of Operations for a national multi-unit childcare and elder day care company overseeing numerous facilities throughout California. Lynn co-developed, launched and maintained innovative curriculum for Intergenerational Day Care Programs serving both children and seniors.
As a social worker, Lynn learned first hand the plight of the elderly who could not endure without outside assistance and Lynn became their advocate, providing the help, organization and facilitated services they needed day-to-day to endure and to survive crisis.
Lynn has co-authored Cherished Memories - The Story of My Life, The Senior Organizer and the Chicken Soup for the Soul book, Life Lessons for Busy Moms – 7 Essential Ingredients to Organize and Balance Your World.