fbpx

Low Income Status: How a Family Finances Medical School

Many medical students married or single are paying to work over 80 hours a week of intense study or on their clinical rotations over the course of four years. The cost of medical school and maybe more so the compounding interest accumulated after graduation is one of...

The Single Most Important Decision You Make for Your Children

Maybe I am being a little dramatic with the title of this post?! As a certified teacher who has taught and counseled expatriates families, taught in the US public school system, and currently tutoring as a gig, I have found parents typically put more weight on where...

When “You Got This!” Isn’t Enough

Mary is a stay-at-home mom with three boys (ages 10, 8, and 7), and wife to her soul mate, who is an orthopedic surgeon.  They reside in Pittsburgh, PA while he finishes a fellowship in hand surgery and then will be moving home to Georgia to start a private...

Ways I Survived Medical School and Residency as a Medical Spouse

Meet my friend and mentor Caroline Fausel, blogger of yummy clean food recipes at OliveYouWhole.com. We met through a mutual friend and our love for clean living inside and out. She is the wife to Chaz who completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation...

Love in the Midst: Reflections after a Horrible Car Accident

I received the worst phone call of my life, from my husband’s cell phone. “Where are you?” asked the voice of the attending doctor that Tom had just started working with that day. “I’m out walking the babies!” I cheerfully replied...