Archive for October, 2009

Sick Note

Published Date: October 28th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  So today I wrote my first legitimate sick note. And I was stumped.   What is a sassy mother supposed to write? The few times I had written these for myself as a teen (I was one of those over-achievers who missed so much school for the NINE MILLION activities I was in, no [...]

Back Seat Driver

Published Date: October 13th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  The other day G came home from school, pointed to my eye and said,   “Mama, that’s your iris!”   Another day he was singing some sort of Spanish song under his breath (or what I assumed was Spanish–who knows, since I am so sadly unilingual).   This is progress!   I am so [...]

The Snack Time Initiative

Published Date: October 2nd, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  So, my deadlines used to be driven by FDA initiatives or by a clinical trial that needed to start ASAP or by a medical journal’s editorial team. Not anymore.   Oh no. These days my major deadline is snack time.   That’s right. G’s snack time at school.   When we originally decided to [...]