Family On A Mission

By Dawn Mast For the record, I’m a homebody. Which is weird because I’m an extrovert so people expect me to enjoy road trips and party with the stars. But the truth of the matter is road trips stress me out and I don’t know any celebrities. So it stands to reason that the Lord […] Continue reading →

Match Making

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared here on “The Other Half,” a blog by Angelic Rodgers dedicated to medical spouse experiences from the “other half”: Husbands, lesbians, and empty nesters (by choice or from the effects of time). By Angelic Rodgers I don’t know of many things more stressful than interviewing for a job–whether it is […] Continue reading →

Proceeding With Caution

By Elizabeth Stuelke When my hips hurt I think of my dad. Why would I want to write about my dad, such a personal subject? To help other people when they hear his story. How could that happen? It’s such an unusual story, or he was such a non-usual person or lived his life as […] Continue reading →

I Understand, Mrs. Dr.

(Editor’s Note: This week’s post originally appeared here on the personal blog of Dawn Mast. Stay tuned for more original work from Dawn and her medical mission adventures with her physician family.) By Dawn Mast It’s an interesting dynamic when your husband is a physician and you are, well, not. I vacillate between feeling like a […] Continue reading →

Dearest Husband

To Physician Family Media readers:      I am sharing a letter that I recently drafted to give to my husband. I didn’t plan to share it publicly at first, but after I wrote it I wondered if it might resonate with the heart of a few other people. I made some minor edits to share here, but this […] Continue reading →

Between Arriving and Leaving

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared here on “The Other Half,” a blog by Angelic Rodgers dedicated to medical spouse experiences from the “other half”: Husbands, lesbians, and empty nesters (by choice or from the effects of time). By Angelic Rodgers When I was in graduate school and when I had my first full time […] Continue reading →