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I don’t know about you guys, but when Daddy comes home it is probably the best time of the day. When my two boys hear the front door open, they come running from their Legos or their cars with exclamations of “It’s DAD! DAD’S HOME!”

And my husband walks in the door with his blue scrubs, pager on his hip and his work bag slung over his shoulder. He will smile whenever he comes home,

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It’s the end of July. For a lot of medical families, that means you recently moved to a new place or are about to move soon – either for medical school, residency, fellowship, or your “It Gets Better” job.

If you moved already, you have probably already found out that your kids are not doing so well. Moving is a hard adjustment for everyone, and your kids are no exception. No matter what age they are,

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Parenting. Guys, it is hard. And I have a newsflash for you. Sorry for the honesty, but you are NOT a perfect parent. In fact, you royally mess up as a parent – often. I don’t even know you, but I know this about you for a fact.

Wanna know why? Because I’m one of those imperfect parents, right along with you. Because every single parent makes mistakes. Every single parent makes choices regarding their children that they regret.

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One of my favorite things about summertime is the opportunity it gives us for creating memories as a family. I love sitting down and planning fun outings or family activities for us to do.

However, this summer we have kind of been in a rut. Every time my husband has a day off we end up doing the SAME THING. Now the same thing is a really FUN thing (the beach) but for this past month I’ve been just lacking in the creativity department.

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Summer is in full swing and I am absolutely loving it. Swimming, beach days, BBQ with friends – what’s not to love?

One of my favorite things about summer is getting together with family for family vacations. My in-laws do a yearly trip to San Diego and my family goes to Lake Powell every year. My husband and I enjoyed going together to these annual family trips for years.

That is,

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There are so many hard things about your husband working long hours or studying his brains out. The maintaining of the home, taking care of your kids, and almost everything else in your life falls on your shoulders. I hear you, it’s tough!

However, one of the things that is hardest for me is how little he sometimes gets to see or interact with our two boys.  Sometimes the kids go two or three days without seeing DrH at all.

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