When it comes to books, is it possible to over-indulge a child? I’m asking because I really don’t know. The issue starts with us as parents, I suppose. Hubby and I know we have a problem. When we met, we were both carting around these […]
Month: October 2016
Yes, medicine is a life’s work. But so is mothering. Working part-time is choosing to excel at both.
Every one of the docs in my internal medicine practice is part-time. Yes, many of us have other non-clinical work responsibilities in administration, education, or research. But no one sees patients for more than six sessions weekly. What does that mean? A session is a […]
My colleagues have been buzzing about this New York Times article reporting the political leanings of doctors. Researchers at Yale merged two databases: one of U.S. physicians by specialty, with another of every voter by party affiliation, and found some very clear trends. Why did they […]
Our house is a mess. Two working parents, two small children, and two cats pretty much guarantee the place is consistently gross. This doesn’t bother me much, though Hubby and I marvel at the grossness sometimes. I wrote about this on the mothersinmedicine blog, complete […]
What do I like to do with time off from clinic? Cook! And we did lots of family cooking this Columbus Day weekend. Today when Babyboy wanted to watch television, I asked him if he’d rather help me make Banana bread instead. “I need someone […]
As a doctor and a mother, I’m always looking for ways to sneak “healthy” into the kids’ meals. This morning, Babygirl and I mixed up some high-protein berry pancakes, which sounds healthy, and probably would have been even more so, except that she insists on dipping […]