All posts tagged: infant health

Pediatrician Drama!

I am one of those crazy, research everything moms. Before I had Briella I spent weeks researching pediatricians and googling patient reviews to make sure I found the best doctor in the area for my baby. I LOVED our doctor, she was amazing, personable, informative, etc. But,  when we moved I had to start all over again, and it has not been easy. The area that I am looking for a pediatrician in doesn’t seem to have ANY pediatricians with good reviews! How is that possible? I finally found a family doctor (not specifically a pediatrician, but a general practitioner), who had awesome reviews, so I figured I’d give him a chance because I was running out of time. Briella just turned one the other day and she needed her shots, so I made an appointment. WELL – my appointment was at 11:30am, we didn’t even get seen by the doctor until 1:30pm. That alone was enough to irritate me, but I figured, “Maybe this doctor is just so amazing that he is overwhelmed by …

Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare

For months, Glenn and I have been trying to figure out a time to have our daughter baptized, and every time we tried to pick a date, or a church, etc. something came up and changed our plans. Well, I am proud to say – last weekend it finally happened – my child has officially been christened, woohoo! Didn’t she look gorgggg?! Of course, I took hundreds of pictures of my little baby model in her fabulous dress, with her new jewelry and good-looking Godparents. Then, I shared my photos with the world on Facebook, because WHO DOESN’T LIKE TO SHOW OFF THEIR AMAZING KIDS?! Later that weekend I got a text from my sister, Briella’s Godmother, sharing a text message she had received from a friend of a friend. The text said something along the lines of, “I was scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook and came across pictures of you and your adorable little niece and just wanted to share something with you. I am in school to be a nurse practitioner and …