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Weekend, In Conclusion

Well! We all made it. Josh ended up coming home last night at dinnertime and helped clean up/put the big kids to bed, which was a good thing because I. Was. Spent. I enjoyed documenting my mostly solo-parenting weekend on Instagram Stories – as…

February 18, 2019

Weekend-in-the-life, Continued

I’ve never been one to post a play-by-play on Instagram until yesterday. It was actually somewhat fun as a novelty activity – I have no idea how some people do it all the time! Perhaps it becomes second nature like our expenditure recording (I…

February 17, 2019

Weekend: Gearing Up

Josh is on call this weekend, which means I will be mostly solo parenting. I will admit that as I sat at my work desk on Friday afternoon staring down 60 hours of managing my motley crew by myself, I wasn’t exactly in dreamy…

February 16, 2019

Valentine’s Day (Traditions)

I don’t like Halloween very much and I absolutely despite April Fools’ Day. But before you pin me down as the worst holiday curmudgeon ever, I will say that I really love Valentine’s Day. (V-day, New Years, and Thanksgiving are all tied for my…

February 14, 2019

Things That Are Working For Me Right Now

1- My Hobonichi Techo Cousin. While I love looking at diverse and sundry planners, I don’t know how I survived last year without my precious HTC (I just made up that acronym, but I think it works). Seriously, I just love this thing so…

February 13, 2019

Work Pants: A Review/Round Up!

I would first like to note that we had a weekend that was pretty close to perfect in my book: no sick children, a date night (upland miami – SO good), kids that slept until ~7 am, a workout each day, lovely weather —…

February 11, 2019

5 on a Friday

1    Today is the first day in quite some time that G has not been up making noise at 5 am. Her morning habits are the only thing about her that I’d like to change. She is now walking, saying many words, and is just…

February 8, 2019

80% Dilemmas

I recognize I have a very good problem – I feel very lucky to be working at a place that has allowed me to work at 80% time, while still serving in a leadership role. It is possible, with time, that the residency part…

February 7, 2019

Self-Care Act of the Day

I have dedicated a little corner of my daily Hobonichi planning page to this little item. Thus far, my self-care acts have included things as varied as: staying all day at work on a Sunday to catch up while on call (I recognize this…

February 6, 2019

It’s February, and I Feel Behind

First of all, I have to say that while I am having a busy call week, I am dealing with some heartbreaking cases in the hospital that are providing automatic MAJOR perspective. At the start of call, 2/3 of my kids developed gastroenteritis (I…

February 1, 2019