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    Low Points + A Victory

    PATIENCE After flying high on excitement about my new hybrid / part-time job setup, I hit a bit of a low yesterday, panicking a bit about finances and time and basically everything. But I…

    October 6, 2022
  • life Parenting

    October Beginnings

    Closure Yesterday was such an emotional day. The residents + my team colleagues gave me such a lovely sendoff, which was amazing on so many levels. I even received some planning-related gifts — they…

    October 1, 2022
  • life Parenting

    5 on a Friday: Transition Edition

    1- This was a well-timed episode: From Good Inside (Dr Becky) – Is It Okay to Quit? There has been a lot of quitting recently by one child in particular, and it has been…

    September 30, 2022
  • life Parenting

    Sometimes I Just Need to Wallow

    We made it through Both the tropical storm and the day at home. I did not have a particularly positive mindset and was not a particularly patient or Pinterest-worthy parent. But you know what?…

    September 29, 2022
  • life Parenting

    Spoke Too Soon (IAN)

    I was busy working . . . Yesterday I was seeing patients, mind not unlike water when I received a text from the school: “Please come pick up your child immediately due to weather.…

    September 28, 2022
  • Parenting Weekend

    Here We Go!

    Determined . . . I am really hoping this weekend will be better than the last one. Josh is on call and I am not going to attempt much ‘hanging out at home’ time,…

    September 24, 2022
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    Little Adventures + A Serum Rec

    Little Adventure Laura’s new book Tranquility By Tuesday comes out soon (and it’s a fun, useful read!!! and there are preorder bonuses!) and one of her rules in the book involves incorporating both big…

    September 22, 2022
  • life Parenting

    Weekend Improvement Plan, Continued

    Thank your your MANY wise and varied tips. It’s so interesting – parenting can be like whack-a-mole. Just when you get one piece figured out (or mostly figured out), another pain point pops up.…

    September 21, 2022
  • Parenting

    Weekend Improvement Plan?

    I mentioned this past weekend was meh; this is because we attempted to have a more relaxing weekend at home. It did not work. “Hanging out at home” for longer than a couple of…

    September 20, 2022