Body Positive Parenting: When People Judge

It’s hard being a fat parent. Because people automatically assume you have no idea how to feed your kid a healthy diet. They assume you’re constantly getting dinner at the drive thrus of the local fast food restaurants and tossing candy bars into the back seat while driving for ice cream. Of course, the food…

Spinal Tap Isn’t Just A Movie

Yesterday I had my first ever lumbar puncture (aka spinal tap). And I didn’t even get to see the movie! Instead, I laid on a metal table, while they moved an xray machine around trying to find the perfect opening to do the puncture. This is called a lumbar puncture (LP) with fluoroscopy. And it…

Mom Quest: Knee Scooter Needed

You know what a Mom Quest is, right? It’s where you hit the streets looking for The One Perfect Thing that will make your child happy. It might be a popular Christmas gift. It might be something for a last-minute school project. But it’s something that they need. And moms (dads too) hit the streets…