Category: Pediatrics



I got the kids into the pediatrician last night

The boys were at the doctor’s last night and the verdict is in, they’re absolutely sick. Emmett has a respiratory infection but no signs of strep throat. He’s dealing with a virus and can return to school on Thursday, assuming he doesn’t get worse. Elliott has a combo sinus infection and respiratory infection, with some …

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How @AkronChildrens helped me protect my youngest son today

For the most part, our morning has gone on without too many issues, and any issues that we did have were quickly overcome. That’s a pretty good feeling. I dropped Elliott off at school before taking Emmett to get some shots and Gavin to flget his blood work. We headed to Akron Children’s Hospital new …

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We take #vaccines VERY seriously but had to play catch-up today with our youngest and here’s why

I’m going to focus on the positive tonight. There was plenty of things that didn’t go right, but the ones that did, matter more in this very moment. I mentioned earlier that Emmett had an appointment with his pediatrician today. It was a combination med check; well check and physical. We needed to touch base …

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Emmett and I are flying solo this afternoon

We’re heading out in a few minutes because Emmett has an appointment with his pediatrician. It’s the last med check before his behavioral health care switches over to the main behavioral health center at Akron Children’s Hospital next month. This is also going to double as a well check. Emmett recently had a birthday and …

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Major Update

Again, I find myself behind the eight ball in regards to writing. I’m really trying to get back into the swing of things, but I’m struggling a bit with my depression lately. That being said, I’m here now, and that’s what matters. Last I wrote, I was still going back and forth with Emmett’s pediatrician …

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If you detect some frustration, you’re not wrong

I’ve been struggling to write as much as I’d like if under better circumstances. This last week of my life has been very challenging, and recovering from it is taking some time. We buried my grandmother a week ago today. All of us are still feeling the impact of this, but especially Emmett. As I’m …

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