I apologize for the recent lack of blog content.  Things have been busy.  Work’s been busy, family life has been busy, and I even managed to slip in a quick vacation down to NYC.
Matthew turned 3.
We got in lots of beach time.
Lots of ice cream was eaten. 
I remember back when I was a new parent, I naively thought that it would get easier as the kids got older.  Well, in some ways it does.  We get more sleep now.  There are no more diaper changes.  However, in many ways, it gets harder.  All of the sudden, Alex has after school activities.  He has homework.  I mean, I can’t believe that I have a kid in kindergarten!  
It does sometimes get hard to balance work and motherhood.  It’s especially difficult when work tends to run into evenings and weekends.  That’s how I ended up with this scene in my office this past Saturday:
Alex had soccer.  Patrick is one of his team’s coaches.  And I had to work.  That left Matthew to hang out in my office while I saw patients.  A donut and an iPad work well to bribe a child to stay quiet!

4 thoughts on “Balance”

  1. You'll look back at this time with fond memories and a bit of longing. I remember when my daughter was 3 and now she's 27. Makes me a litle verklempt when I think about it.


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