Archive for July, 2012

 

Using the internet for medical advice

Posted by Laurie on July 30th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

Recently, Junior caught mono. At first, I didn’t know what it was that he had. I figured it might be a little virus or something. So naturally, instead of doing something completely crazy and irrational like, you know, calling his doctor, I turned to the scariest place on earth for medical advice: the internet.
Holy cow. [...]

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The Summer Olympics – A Mom Guide

Posted by Laurie on July 25th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do, parenting

Please excuse the repeat. However, Junior has just been diagnosed with mono which means I have spent the last week or so being his royal majesty’s very grumbly servant. Just to let everyone know: he is NOT a good patient. Also? I’m a terrible nurse.
Many readers know that I have dreamt of Olympic gold. But [...]

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Stuck on a tarmac or how I went to hell on vacation

Posted by Laurie on July 13th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

You know how you read the stories in the paper of poor, tortured souls who board a plane for a 1 hour flight and 6 hours later they are still sitting on the tarmac in a plane full of people who have not eaten anything but a piece of wood disguised as a granola bar [...]

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