Your Tribe is Your Vibe

“Your Tribe is Your Vibe” By Erin Allen In my post-medical-training-years reinvention of myself I have become a fitness instructor for Fit4Mom. Fit4Mom is a business that provides workout classes for moms with their kiddos in the stroller with franchises all over the United States. It’s not only a workout class, but a community of […] Continue reading →

A Touching Thank You

A Touching Thank You By Donna Baver Rovito Sometimes, in the insane crush of our daily lives as physician families, we forget exactly why the physicians in our families invest the equivalent of a second mortgage and 7-15 years of education and training beyond college to become physicians. We forget why they spend a significant […] Continue reading →

Taking a Step Back

(Editor’s Note: We’re hearing a lot from Jordyn Hagar this summer – mostly because she has SO much valuable insight! Jordyn wrote this piece for another blog a few years ago, back when she had only one child, and we thought it was appropriate because so many of us are experiencing endings AND new beginnings as […] Continue reading →

The Art of the Medical Move

(Editor’s Note: We first ran this blog post by writer Jordyn Hagar in August, 2014, not long after Physician Family first published. This will be the last of our “moving” pieces, as we’ve reposted several blogs in the past few weeks which focus on the various aspects of the medical move. Jordyn wrote this piece […] Continue reading →

Managing the Stress of Moving

Medical Marriage Q&A: Managing the Stress of Moving by Kim Blackham (Editor’s Note: Thousands of physician families are in the process of moving their furniture and their families to the next step in the medical journey this month and next – so we’re republishing some of our most informative blog posts on how to manage […] Continue reading →

Pack All the Happy

(Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in May 2015, but as so many physician families are in the process of moving for medical school, residency or that first “real” job in the coming weeks and months, we decided to share Jasmine’s unique brand of optimism again!) By Jasmine Almeida Saying goodbye and closing a […] Continue reading →

Finding “Normal”

Finding “Normal” By Jordyn Paradis Hagar I have wanted to write another article for this network for quite some time.  Initially, there were bits of life that required a great deal of my attention, leaving little left for any other pursuits.  More recently, though, I have found myself with the time, energy, and even brain […] Continue reading →

Compromise and the long haul are key

Compromise and the long haul are key to our family’s future in the present By Elizabeth Stuelke It’s almost the middle of 2016 and I am contacting prospective pools in our new neighborhood about membership. We have settled on our house: it doesn’t have the acreage Morgan hoped for, nor is it the city dwelling […] Continue reading →