Month: September 2013

Our Babyboy’s in school: How did this happen?

Our Babyboy’s in school: How did this happen?

Babyboy’s been in school, real school, for almost a month. I’ve been writing about this all along, but this week, it really hit me. Wednesday evening, we were sitting in his classroom for School Open House, and his lovely teacher Miss Jessica was talking about […]

Links to helpful sleep articles by MGH Dr. Mom

Links to helpful sleep articles by MGH Dr. Mom

I’m slowly but surely merging my own writing (as in writing under my real name) with my blogging writing (as “Genmedmom”).  So I’d like to share with you the first few in what will be an ongoing  series of articles I’m writing for my own hospital: http://www2.massgeneral.org/facultydevelopment/owc/forum.html […]

A Bit of a Busy Week: Surviving Routines and Illnesses

A Bit of a Busy Week: Surviving Routines and Illnesses

In the grand scheme of things, everything is fine. But I sometimes wonder how. This past week we had so many balls up in the air: work, work commitments, doctor’s appointments, illnesses, plans changed last-minute due to illnesses… Hubby had big events to cover Sunday […]

Latest MiM Post: I Care About You, But I Hate What You’re Doing

Latest MiM Post: I Care About You, But I Hate What You’re Doing

This is a long but very heartfelt piece I posted on the Mothers In Medicine (MiM) Website. It generated some good comments and a bit of discussion: http://www.mothersinmedicine.com/2013/09/i-care-about-you-but-i-hate-what-youre.html

A Conversation With My Toddler

A Conversation With My Toddler

This morning, Babygirl and I had this interaction: Babygirl: Mommy, pick me up! Me: (Scopping her up with hugs) Of course! You are the cutest, best little girl ever! Babygirl: I know. Me: What do you mean you know? You silly bug! I love you […]

Who’s Helping Who?

Who’s Helping Who?

A few weeks back, I wrote about my friend whose toddler suffered third-degree burns to his hands and arms when he fell into a fire pit while on their family vacation (see previous post: Prayers For A Child). Since then, he’s had many surgeries, including […]

Bad Timing For A Lost Lovey

Bad Timing For A Lost Lovey

Tomorrow is Babyboy’s first official day of preschool. It’s the same classroom where he spent four mornings a week this summer, in the town’s extended year program for special-ed students, but it feels so much more official, as it’ll be a FULL school day, five […]