Oh My Goodness! by S. Douglas, MD


 Well, here’s a thought. What do you say when someone else corrects your child? “Thanks for sharing your parenting insights.” “Shut the h$*! up” It’s a legitimate question only because it’s bound to happen at least a few times in a parent’s life. At times it is totally appropriate especially if your child is wreaking havoc and needs…a bit of redirection. You may be glad, in fact, and hope that folks around actually think your child belongs to someone else. You may be tempted to walk the other direction and pretend not to know your child. No….I am being…

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Gratitude


Again, Happy New Year! 2009! Sometimes the world seems like a really big place and at other times it seems very small. After you become a parent I think the world seems a little smaller. It did for me anyway. I felt connected to “moms” everywhere even when I wasn’t particularly in the mood to be one (because I knew someone somewhere felt the same way!) Luckily after a good night’s rest or a few hours to myself I felt ready to go at it again. One thing I did quit doing, though, was getting up super crazy early for…

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