I'm a single mum who's also recently had to take on caring for my elderly (and now dying) father. There isn't a Mumsnet topic on this yet, but I guess more and more of us are finding ourselves in this 'sandwich generation'. Is there anyone else out there?
I'm blogging about this too: Stuck in the Sandwich It's not always cheery reading, I admit, but there IS humour, honest! You might like to have a look at it if you're in a similar situation.
Flow - sorry you find yourself in this situation - it must be tough. I am surprised there have not been more posts about this. Am not in this situation myself yet but can see the potential after a stressful weekend with two toddlers and aging parents whose behaviour is becoming increasingly bizarre