One day last summer, I spotted something crawling on top of my daughter’s head. A very little something. A few very little somethings. LICE.
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As I walked (quickly) off the trampoline, I could feel that my jeans were wet from my butt down the backs of my thighs. Yep. I had peed my pants.
My daughter has always been described using what I believe to be “stereotypical” little girl descriptors. From the moment her infant lips learned to coo, she hasn’t stopped talking. Learning words has only exacerbated this process. She’s just a little chatterbox! As she stared out the window while learning to read, seemingly ignoring the world around […]
I distinctly remember the day the tipping point came. We were visiting my in-laws over the summer. We had a week of delicious snacks and dinners, along with lots (and lots) of adult beverages poolside. I was wearing a new maxi dress and ran out to the grocery store with my 3-year-old to pick up […]
A few months ago, I was at my wits’ end with ear infections. My 9-month-old had his third ear infection in six months, which meant his third round of antibiotics. Just when I thought he was getting over his latest bout, the bacteria managed to travel from his ears to his lungs, and in the middle of […]
Being a vegetarian in Boston is a whole lot different (and better!) now than it was when I first moved here 14 years ago. I used to lament frequently to my carnivore husband that I needed to move back to NYC, where all the good vegetarian and vegan restaurants were. Flash forward to 2016, and […]
I’ve always known I have a pretty crappy family health history. My maternal grandmother beat breast cancer only to die from ovarian cancer when my mother was still in college. My own mother developed breast cancer shortly after I was born, recovered, and had her ovaries removed several years later to eliminate further risk. Finally, […]