“….because they don’t give shots!"


Today was the first appointment with our family optometrist for our preschooler. Knowing she would be apprehensive because she had never been before, I attempted to offer persuasions to her hesitancy. We stopped by Starbucks on the way out and then a rarity in our house: a doughnut from Krispy Kreme. We were even scheduled to have lunch with some fun friends. Thinking she was super psyched, we walked into the doctor’s office and all seemed right with the world. What happened next was a racing blur of anxiety provoking activity. Beginning with the fear of the optometry chair, followed…

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