Month: April 2013

Alot Going On Here At Home.

Alot Going On Here At Home.

To say that it’s been a whirlwind stretch is a supreme understatement. Of course the marathon bombings, shootouts, subsequent manhunt and citywide lockdown were the main events of the past two weeks…The sense of connection brought on by the crisis has only been reinforced by […]

Lockdown Friday… From My Outpatient Clinic

Lockdown Friday… From My Outpatient Clinic

The text alerts started before midnight. I subscribe to our medical school’s urgent alert system, if only to have an early warning that we’re likely to have a slow snow day in the office. But at 11:30 last night, I awoke bleary-eyed to my phone […]

Marathon Monday… From The Outpatient Clinic

Marathon Monday… From The Outpatient Clinic

Monday afternoon, I was busy in my clinic, at this great hospital, in our great town. My medical assistant grabbed me between patients and asked, “Did you hear about the bombings?” I had several more patients to see, but of course I checked the news. […]

These Little Voices

These Little Voices

We officially have two talking kids. Babyboy’s speech was pretty delayed; we didn’t hear any consistent language from him until late fall, when he was almost two and half years old.  It was the speech delay more than anything that prompted his evaluation and then […]

Putting a “Bad Morning” Into Perspective

Putting a “Bad Morning” Into Perspective

Last Friday, hubby was away for work, and I had clinic at 7:30 am. I have to drive into the Big City, so I usually leave the house really darned early. I was tiptoe-ing about, in the dark, trying not to trip over one or […]

More on entering the mysterious world of PRESCHOOL…

More on entering the mysterious world of PRESCHOOL…

Thanks to everyone’s advice and support on Babyboy’s Autism diagnosis and plans to enter the big, bad, scary world of PUBLIC PRESCHOOL at the end of June. (see last post) Despite having completed a pediatrics residency, and being a physician, I have no experience and no […]