We are so thankful to our UCHealth OB/GYN partner, Charles Lalonde, MD, for taking time to answer our important questions submitted by our community of moms regarding VBAC.
I have to write something. I don’t know what to write. I’ve already asked for extensions on previous submissions and I can’t just make a habit of that. It’s a busy holiday weekend and my schedule is chock-full of due dates. My head is chock-full of stress. This was supposed to be a thing that […]
The sun hasn’t yet risen and we’re awake – my son and I. We’ve been awake for a couple of hours already. I think to myself, “Is my pre-toddler aspiring to be a future farmer?” As he energetically plays with toys, cute babble narrating his adventures, I feel like I’m in another world. I groggily […]
My family recently lost my dad. He was incredibly healthy up until October 14, 2016. Then everything changed. He was diagnosed with aggressive cancer and complications quickly followed. He entered hospice on November 29 and died, surrounded by family, on February 3, 2017. That eight weeks of hospice was incredibly challenging and people loved my […]
Another school year is winding to a close, and while most households are trying to finalize plans and figure out how to spend the summer, we’re still trying to get through to the end. Because with the end comes relief. For roughly ten weeks the stress of dealing with my child’s ADHD symptoms is nearly eliminated. […]
I’m often asked how I can stand to leave my kids when I travel for business. “Don’t you miss them?” Yep! “Who takes care of them?” Um, my husband. “Do you feel guilty?” Nope! I’ve been traveling for work since before I had children. Sometimes, internationally and for weeks at a time. Once our family […]
Turn off the T.V., get off the couch and go EXPLORE. We live in Colorado Springs: vacation destination location. It is so easy to take for granted our purple mountains majesty. I get it…loading the car, unloading the car, sunscreen, hats, tears, changing diapers, our “special” 719 schizophrenic weather– all of it can feel or […]