My family has been lucky in the illness department this school year. While other moms were reporting viruses and colds galore in their offspring, my household has, for the most part, escaped. So I guess we were due when, a few weeks ago, Junior woke up with a sore throat and fever. Now this is […]
Midway through my first pregnancy, my obgyn announced she would be closing her practice in New Jersey and moving out west. Lucky for me, her closing date fell just shortly after my due date. At my 40-week visit and with just five days left before the close of her practice, we weighed our options on how to proceed […]
Honestly, had the cut been bigger and money no object, I’d have brought her directly to the hospital. But emergency rooms, even with insurance, can add up. If it was nothing, I could be blowing a few hundred dollars. If it was something, I could be saving her a scar. Think, Mom, think.