Children of the world: Doctors are not trying to hurt you, so please stop freaking out when your responsible, concerned parents take you in for a routine doctor’s visit. It sounds so reasonable, doesn’t it? If you’re there for a well visit, all is well! Mommy rejoices! And if you’re there for a sick […]
16 Strategies to Keep Kids Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
It’s not that I hate people. No, actually, that’s not true: I do hate people. When they’re sick and disgusting and in public and COUGHING ALL OVER MY CHILDREN, I really, really hate them. Last month, two people (on the same day!) coughed on my toddler while she was in her stroller. They didn’t cover […]
Why My Son's Cold Turned Me Into a Crazy Lunatic
When a 3-year-old is sick, it sucks. You’re alternately snuggling with a sad-looking child, wiping an eternally runny nose, dealing with more emotional instability than usual, and trying to contain him from destroying your living room with a makeshift lightsaber. I thought I knew how hard it was, but I was […]
When You’re Sick, Are You the Worst Mom…Or the Best?
Moms aren’t allowed to get sick. All moms joke about this, especially in the middle of cold and flu season, when we’re running ourselves ragged and wiping multiple runny noses, but it really is true. I mean, who the heck has the time for that? Certainly, not me. Though here I am, tea and […]