Category Archives: PARENTING

EATS: DIY Sushi

As a busy lady, I am on a constant look out for easy weeknight options.  Anything that takes less than 30 minutes to make is a must-try in my book.  From my previous posts, I have come up with a … Continue reading

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Make Tiger Mom Weep

On our six-hour car ride to Mammoth, I busied myself searching for fun songs that we could all enjoy on the radio.  Plum; no not that one. Me: how about this one. Plum: how about you don’t play any song … Continue reading

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Sisterhood in Cacophony

Happy International Women’s Day!  To celebrate this day, I am planning on helping out as many women friends as I can today. I will go over some clinic pearls with my residents, coincidentally both female this month. I will ask … Continue reading

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Recent Conversation with My Nine-Year-Old

On Black Friday: Me, as I stepped in the door after work: Hurry, let’s get to the store before they close today.  They are having a 25% off  Black Friday sale! Plum, reading her book without looking up: But if … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Should Be On a Monday

The day after Mother’s Day is laden with chores that should have been done on Sundays.  You know, the grocery shoppings, house cleaning, weeks-worth of lunch prepping, bascially the various errands done by Mothers on Sundays. I declare that Mother’s … Continue reading

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Bedtime: Part Deux

You know how in the movies, where parents would kiss their child good night, turn off the light, and walk out of the room peacefully undisturbed?  Well, that scene never happens in my house.  Bedtime routine in my house is at … Continue reading

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Heroes During Bedtime

10pm, Plum is still awake, happily chatting, while I desperately wish that she would just fall asleep. Me: Good night, Plum. Plum: Mommy when I grow up I want to make a mark in this world. Me: I see. Plum: … Continue reading

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