Raising Three Kids: Seeing a Doctor with a Newborn in Tow

Hello again from the trenches! Over the past few months, I have gotten to go to the doctor (my doctor) with my newborn in tow. In fact, I have seen one two three four doctors with junior: three specialists (one of which was my OB) and my good ol’ regular doctor. Mind you, before having three kids,…

Life with a Newborn: Take 3

The sleepless, drugged day-into-night time warp feeling has begun as has the overwhelming joy in having a new addition to the family (and to finally getting to enjoy chocolate and decaf coffee without heartburn again – hooray!).

Being our third time around the newborn baby block, I find myself thinking about how this time is different from all other times…

Raising Three Kids: Determining Pickup Time

My mother in law was visiting to help out while my husband had an especially busy workweek. On the first day she was here, she said “So what time do we need to leave to pick up the girls from school today?” It would seem like there is a very simple answer to this question,…

11 Ways to Have Fun Doing Repetitive Tasks

Have you ever felt like Sisyphus, doing the same task over. and over. and over again with no end in sight? Dishes get cleaned. Then they get dirty. Then they get cleaned again. Then they get dirty. Same goes for the floor, the countertops, the clothes. You get it.I get it. We all get it….