Being a Child Psychiatrist & Mom, It Takes a Village Podcast

Another live PodCast, this time with the wonderfully funny DJ Waldow at his amazing site on gdiapers, It Takes A Village To Raise A Parent.  Episode Highlights: Some ways that Mercedes relates her experience in child psychiatry to her parenting, and vice-versa. Mercedes’s thoughts on some of the differences between boys and girls and the … Continue reading Being a Child Psychiatrist & Mom, It Takes a Village Podcast

Things Moms Should Know About Vaccines But Are Too Afraid To Ask

As parents, we are tasked with making the best and safest decisions for our children and their health. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past decade, you know there are very strong opinions in our culture about vaccines and their safety. This post serves to better inform you about vaccinations: what … Continue reading Things Moms Should Know About Vaccines But Are Too Afraid To Ask

A Work-Life Balance Includes Making Yourself A Priority

Working and having a family often leaves me feeling rather two-dimensional. Between those two things, my time, energy and mental capacity are entirely consumed. Until recently, when I’ve had the opportunity to cut back on my hours at work.  Having a little extra time has allowed for some reflection on myself and my commitments. Initially … Continue reading A Work-Life Balance Includes Making Yourself A Priority