Month: July 2012

Screaming Frustration: Our 2-year-old Won’t Talk

Screaming Frustration: Our 2-year-old Won’t Talk

I say won’t instead of can’t because he could and now he doesn’t. Last fall, Babyboy had a little reliable vocabulary– Done, Hot, Down, Melon. (Yes, Melon. Cantaloupe is his favorite food.) Then, Babygirl was born. The words dried up, and we’re still waiting for […]

Catching Up On Sleep… On Call

Catching Up On Sleep… On Call

I somehow (accidentally) arranged to be on call for our practice the week we got back from vacation. Now, we don’t have alot of call, compared to other primary care practices like ours, that don’t use hospitalists. We have about 1 week of solid call […]

Maybe vacations are not for sleeping…

Maybe vacations are not for sleeping…

So me, hubby, our 2-year-old baby boy, and our 6-month-old baby girl flew to Central America for a week for my litle brother’s wedding. Babyboy had coxsackievirus in the days leading up to the trip, and he was only just starting to eat again when we […]

When your kid gets better…

When your kid gets better…

It was a long, long day yesterday, with our 2-year-old running a high fever, refusing to eat or drink anything, but worst of all, absolutely clinging to us and crying a hoarse, wailing cry we had never heard before. He was even drooling alot. I […]

When your kid is sick…

When your kid is sick…

Babyboy, our hale and hearty 2-year-old, who has been sleeping through the night basically since he was 3 weeks old, awoke this morning at 4 a.m., wailing. I went to lift him out of his crib thinking, wet diaper? bad dream? And was shocked by […]