I am a wife, mommy, and ER doctor, sometimes all at once and sometimes one at a time.


I love roses. I love all flowers, but my favorite by far is roses. If I was in charge of the world then I would have cut roses adorning everything, they would be planted everywhere and vases of them would fill every nook and cranny possible. But I’m not yet in charge of the world […]



Don’t worry, this is not a post for or against vaccines. This is not a post about the risks of vaccines. This isn’t even a post about which vaccines are given when. Instead this is a post about a screaming 18 month old who got his vaccines. Yes I was that mom in the Pediatrician’s […]


“Thank you” or “Gracias” or “감사합니다 (kam-sa-ha-mni-da)”

While driving with Leighton earlier today we were talking about how to say “thank you”. His preschool class has been learning basic Spanish. The conversation went a little like this-   “Mommy I know how to speak Spanish” “Oh, really?” “Yes, I say, “Gracias” and that means thank you in Spanish” “That’s right Leighton” “Yeah, […]



For those of you who don’t have little boys, let me introduce you to the world of Legos. Now I know what you may be thinking, because I use to think it too, “I remember playing with Legos when I was a kid, what else is there to know about Legos?” Let me bring you […]


Copy Cat

Caedmon has reached the age where he likes to do what he sees the rest of us doing. I remember this stage with Leighton, but it seems more pronounced and apparent with Caedmon, perhaps because he has a bigger brother that he is following and imitating. One of the areas that I have seen this […]



I remember canning peaches and pears with my grandma and mom at the end of each summer. It is one of my favorite memories. The day was usually hot, as most days in late summer usually are. The boxes of peaches and pears seemed like a mini mountain to me. I enjoyed doing the peaches […]