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If your husband is a medical professional, he probably has some old white lab coats from his training years. And where are those white coats right now? Let me guess – shoved in the verrrrry back of your closet. Or folded up in a box somewhere.

I mean, he will never use it again but you definitely don’t want to get rid of it – it’s such a unique keepsake of his journey to where he is today.

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One of my favorite things about summertime is spending time on the beach. Going to the beach has become a part of our regular routine ever since moving to Southern California for my DrH’s residency. We absolutely LOVE it. We go  almost once a week during the summer to escape the heat and enjoy some quality family time.

But of course,  as everyone knows, it is a LOT of work to get to the beach –

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Everyone wants happiness in their life, right? That’s obvious. People will go to great lengths to do things or buy things that they believe will make them happy.

But the sad thing is, every single person does something every single day that destroys their happiness in an instant. It can take the joy right out of you and make you resentful, dissatisfied, angry or depressed.

This daily, awful thing that we do to ourselves is we compare ourselves to others.

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Is there anything cuter than making your kiddo a mini-me of their doctor or nurse mom or dad?!! No, no there isn’t.

And thanks to Scott from My Little Doc you can dress up your child to look JUST like a doctor. My Little Doc sells children’s scrubs and lab coats that are beyond perfect. I mean look at this:

Are you kidding me?!

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We are all so busy. If your husband is a doctor or a medical student like mine is, a lot of the demands of daily life fall on your shoulders due to his demanding schedule. It can be a crazy juggling act trying to manage it all. It can leave you feeling frustrated, burned out, and just flat-out done.

I go through periods of feeling like I’m living in utter chaos to actually having control over my life and my time.

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Summer is officially here! I know when most of us think of summer images of swimming in the pool, beach trips, hiking, and going on family vacations come to mind.

But for a large portion of doctor’s wives, the summer season also means moving season. Whether you are moving for medical school, residency, or that first job, moving to a new city brings with it a lot of changes and a lot of stress.

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