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About Katie Dohman

Katie Dohman is a freelance writer and editor living in St. Paul with her husband, new baby girl, and two rescue mutts.

Katie's Posts:

Four Funny, Fascinating Flicks

It’s easy to lose sight of taking some time for yourself among all the preparations, expenditures, and obligations of being a caregiver. Sometimes it feels like taking a break is impossible, or that you need a two-week trip to the Bahamas (stat!) to lower the stress-o-meter. But sometimes, all you need to hit the reset button is a cozy night […]

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Great Tips for Making Photobooks

The digital world has been both a blessing and a curse: These days, we all have cameras that can hold thousands of photos, and our phones are never more than a few feet away, ready to capture an important moment. But how many of those photos have you printed so that you can gift them, share them, or enjoy them […]

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Six Ways to Find Time For Yourself

When you get on an airplane, you hear the drill: In case of emergency, put on your own oxygen mask, then help others. “I probably use that analogy in every class I teach,” says Jenny West, Caregiver Support Community Educator at Family Means in Stillwater, Minnesota. “You have to be at 100 percent to give 100 percent.” Here, West provides […]

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Keeping Your Job While Caregiving

Caregiving can often be uncharted waters. Add in the juggle of a day job, and it can feel downright impossible to navigate. What to do when an unpredictable, important personal situation and the need for a paycheck and professional outlet collide? Leanna Smith at the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging in St. Paul, Minn., says the solution usually starts by […]

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