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Monday, September 28, 2009
Guest Post: House of Cards
It really does take a village to get anything done. I have a village all coordinated and well planned out to get done what I and my family...
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
MiM Mailbag: Family Dinners?
A study just released by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University found that teenagers who have infrequen...
Saturday, September 19, 2009
We took Melly to the pediatrician to get her flu shot today. I am absolutely insane when it comes to flu shots. As soon as September comes...
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Welcome to our MIM Childcare Topic Day
Topic days are days on MiM devoted to a single topic, featuring posts from many of our regular contributors as well as guest submissions. To...
Third time's a charm...Tempeh's 11th hour topic day post on childcare
I always remember Topic Day at 11pm on...Topic Day, so here I am, dead last. Wow, I could write thousands of pages on this one, but since...
Admitting I need help
I recently let me my nanny of four years go, just after having my third kid - yes, I know it sounds crazy but I was having an identity crisi...
I put an embryo on a daycare waitlist
September 2001 One year and three months into a two-year residency, I give birth to my daughter. I am eligible for one year of maternity l...
Drop offs and pick ups
Day care, preschool, kindergarten, after hours (and before hours, which we have not yet needed)... it is almost too overwhelming to reflect ...
Days and Days of Day Care
It is amazing to see the variety of available child-care options that are available to working parents. For our family, we carefully consid...
Flexibility is Key: Change is OK
The take home message from the following, for those who don't have time to read the whole post: Don't be afraid to change childcar...
Guest Post: I was the nanny
She was an OB-GYN just beginning her new attending position in private practice as child #3 turned 6 months old. She left her beautiful baby...
Best decision made
I was recently at a birthday party for one of my husband's colleages (who is a doctor). It was one of those events where I didn't kn...
Please don't mention it.
The Day Care topic day is scaring me a little. Okay scaring me a lot. I am mother to a 9 month old. Since birth- well actually earlier- e...
Guest Post: Childcare from Hell
Once upon a time, before maternity leave was available, I had to return to my university clinic job 3 weeks after birth of first child. A h...
Still figuring it out
We had my daughter midway during a two-year research hiatus from my residency. Our daughter is now five and just started kindergarten. Bec...
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