Month: February 2015

Nachos and Cookies For Lunch…Bad Mommy, or Healthy Moderation?

Nachos and Cookies For Lunch…Bad Mommy, or Healthy Moderation?

The kids and I had homemade nachos for lunch today, with girl scout cookies for dessert. Later, for an afternoon activity, we made and decorated sugar cookies. And no, I’m not  concerned about any of us. As a matter of fact, the kids had ice cream […]

My Parenting Skills Plummet with the Temperatures.

My Parenting Skills Plummet with the Temperatures.

My parenting patience is directly related to the temperature. The colder it is, the more frustrated I am. Two kids, three errands to run, ten degrees and windy outside, infinite layers of clothes needed, and zero children are ready in time. It’s school vacation week, and […]

Stocking Up For the Storm… And Not At The Grocery Store

Stocking Up For the Storm… And Not At The Grocery Store

Yes, we’re in the middle of another blizzard. At least it’s a long weekend, and hopefully, I won’t have to revisit the “when the doctor cancels clinic” theme again. But, it’s a long weekend. And we’ve already had 77 inches of snow. Roads, parking lots, […]

Sharing A Great Post (and Blog!)

Sharing A Great Post (and Blog!)

Thanks to a reader, I have discovered another doctor-mom blog, and it’s wonderful, called Hot Heels, Cool Kicks, and a Scalpel: Trauma Mamas Balance Fashion, Fitness, and Family . This post is particularly relevant: A Plea For Snow Days And Common Sense.

Don’t Mess With Mother Nature…

Don’t Mess With Mother Nature…

Sometimes, we humans need to be put in our place, and made to feel small. Whatever power you believe in, be it God, Mother Nature, Gaia, or unnamed energy field, he/she/it is seriously messing with us. I am very thankful that I was able to […]

When The Doctor Cancels…

When The Doctor Cancels…

We’re in the middle of an 84-hour “snow event”. This is our third major snowstorm within the past three weeks. I’ve been sitting here weighing the risks and benefits of trying to go to work tomorrow vs. staying home. In my six years as an […]

Snowstorms and Celebrations

Snowstorms and Celebrations

Oh my goodness. Goodness goodness. Today was a snow day in every possible way: a day of no school, no work, much celebrating, and snow. A whole lotta snow. Last night, Hubby enjoyed endless confetti snow as his team won the most heart-attack provoking Superbowl […]