Archive for January, 2011
So far, our vote is tu-be — in other words — we had made the decision to get ear tubes for our son after 10+ year infections and a burst ear drum in less than a years’ time, with the bulk coming between October and March (7 months old – 1 year).
The short of it: Do the risks of putting a child under general anesthesia outweigh the benefits of tubes? Articles (here is one from the NY Times, 2006) are coming out all the time about ear infections with the current base of knowledge suggesting that ear infections do not More >
I recently went on a short walk to a local ice cream / hot dog stand with our nearest and dearest neighbors. Unbeknown to us, we moved in across the street from a couple that would have a daughter 9 days before our son was born. Kismet! As I walked across the street with our little meatball to meet up with them– sans Wifey, who would be joining us a little later –they both commented on how prepared I was with a utility bag (a.k.a. the “diaper bag”) slung over my shoulder. My only response : “First question out of More >
After a brief hiatus for some relaxation with family and friends, it’s time to get back to the grind. I intended to start the year off with a look back at 2010 — and how it wasn’t the greatest of years, but there was still a lot of great things and even more for the future.
I grabbed a copy of the Wall Street Journal this past Friday (1/14) and the front page had a photo from the funeral for Christina Taylor Green, the youngest victim of the shooting in Tucson. In the photo was her brother Dallas, crying as More >