Category: Dr. Mom

Ouch mommy, my ear hurts!

It’s 4am and I am awakened for the third time to, “Ouch Mommy it hurts, my ear hurts.”  With the first and second awakening Audrey immediately fell right back to sleep, but this time she escalates into some screaming and … Continue reading

The curse of the second child

I was updating baby books today. I know, crazy right? But yes, the children were napping at the same time and Jeff was away on a fire run, so I had a few moments to myself. I looked lovingly through … Continue reading

I feel second best

“Mommy can I spend the night with Mami?” says Audrey “Again?” I ask Although our oldest did not spend a single night away from us for the first year of her life, it seems like lately she could live with … Continue reading

A suspicious rash

Ethan has been sick for the past three days with a runny nose and a fever running 102 to 102.3. He has been playful and drinking fluids okay, but I am at the point of concern. I go to work … Continue reading

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