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Freddie did indeed have a urinary tract infection, which would probably explain not only his recent symptoms, but also why he has had more ‘accidents’ recently. 124 more words

My Life Right Now

Unfortunately the last couple weeks this has been my life, with no end in sight.  While this has given me time to work on my blog it doesn’t leave many options for much else.  1,095 more words



Daddy Day Care Week got off to a rather hairy start with an unexpected trip to the doctor, after Freddie woke up on Monday with an alarming crusty rash all over his face. 317 more words

The Hidden Costs Of A Strep Test

One of my kids had a strep test. The insurance co-pay was $15, but there were hidden costs.

1. Productivity.  

On the morning of day three of “my throat hurts” with no other symptoms except for a few rogue sneezes, I presented the put up or shut up ultimatum: “School or doctor. 383 more words


Four Words (Approximately) To Live By

Do you remember the episode of “Mad About You” (how badly did I just age myself with that 1990s television reference?) when Paul and Jamie make Mabel cry it out for the first time in her crib? 982 more words


throwback thursdays (vol. 9): doorknockers

Today’s TBT picture has nothing to do with the post, but everything to do with how much I love my son! This picture is from when he was seven, and he’s so cute I just can’t stand it. 138 more words

Embarrassing Myself

Questions You Should Be Asking Your Doctor

Visiting the doctor can rattle even the most confident of people. For some, going to the doctor is so nerve-wracking that they’re said to have “white coat syndrome,” in which patients exhibit elevated blood pressure due to the anxiety of visiting the doctor. 422 more words