Mommy Doc Madness: Giving Your Best
Several nights this week, I have found myself shooing my children off my bed so I could go to sleep. Somehow, my bed is their favorite homework hangout. Honestly, I'm not sure if the problem is procrastination or massive amounts of homework. Either way, I’m tired of my kids camping out on my bed, staying up late, and trying to finish their assignments! One night, my daughter was struggling with her math homework. She has these online assignments wherein getting full credit fo
Mommy Doc Madness: All About Perspective
We were on our way to church yesterday morning. Getting four kids out the door ready for church is always a challenge. So, by the time we got in the car, we were a little frazzled. We’re about halfway there, and my second daughter said out of the blue: “Hey, Daddy, can you check my head for lice?” Joe and I both looked at each other a little perplexed. He asked: “Wow, sweetie, why would you ask that?” “Well, my head itches.” Clutching the wheel, trying to stay on the ro
Mommy Doc Madness: Halloween Hangover . . .
Well, it's been a week and I'm still hungover from Halloween! No, no alcohol involved. I'm just pooped. Halloween Day my kids were off school. I’m not sure why Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools thought it was a great idea to take the day of Halloween off (instead of the day after), but they did. So, I took the day off with my kids. It started off with a trip to get flu shots. Because I'm such a terrible planner, I waited until the last minute to get an appointment at our pediatri