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There are some things we want to tell our DrSpouses that drive us crazy, right? 😂 I made a Top 10 list of them. I don’t have some sort of special privilege to speak for thousands of women whom I dearly call my fellow doc wives friends. But I tried my best to represent us, […] Continue Reading The post Listen up, doctors! You need to hear these top 10 complaints from ...
Posted: Nov 06 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Moms have the uncanny ability to do everything. We volunteer for classroom every week. Do cafeteria or playground duty. Board for preschool. We do bookclubs, socials, all sorts of things. We take on freelance work, new orders, more work. It’s so tempting to say “yes” to all these commitments. After all, you may have figured […] Continue Reading The post The importance of saying “no” appeared first on DocWife. ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 9:00 AM
We all are hardwired for relationships. If we don’t have that, our alarm system goes off and loneliness is our body’s response. When we’re feeling ostracized, our brain lights up in the same area of PAIN. An emotional pain can be as real as physical pain! We paint a picture of loneliness as being away from […] Continue Reading The post The real facts about loneliness appeared first on DocWife. ...
Posted: Oct 16 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Recently, a hospitalist managed to offended at least half of his peers. In a gist, he said female doctors are lazier than male doctors and deserved their pay gap because of it. Today, about 50% of women and men graduate from medical school. Let me zoom in on my experience to drive a point. In […] Continue Reading The post Who else wants to close the gender pay gap? appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 18 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Your DrSpouse matched into residency. Now he is matching into fellowship. It’s a completely different game. While matching in residency, grades and USMLE Board scores have a lot of weight. When matching for fellowship, pedigree, quality of research, and who you know are your main weapons. #1 What you guys should do before interview season #1. […] Continue Reading The post The insider’s guide to matching into a competitive fellowship appeared first on ...
Posted: Aug 21 2018 @ 10:00 PM
I find the goodbyes to the warm, lazy summer and the hello to school days hard to do every year. The hardest is getting the kids to bed earlier, setting a new routine, and trying to keep everything moving like gears in a clock. That means getting everyone out the door with less stress. As […] Continue Reading The post 4 morning hacks to get out the door stress-free appeared first on ...
Posted: Aug 21 2018 @ 9:02 AM
The first time I was ever warned that money can’t buy happiness was in the lyrics by The Notorious B.I.G.: “‘mo money, ‘mo problems.” This song came out in the 90s when I was a kid. And as a kid, I was hugely skeptical. “People don’t know how to spend their money!” I told myself. […] Continue Reading The post Can money buy doctors happiness? appeared first on DocWife. ...
Posted: Aug 14 2018 @ 9:00 AM
One of the milestones that comes with residency graduation is becoming eligible to take the Boards for your medical specialty. For example: In Internal Medicine, your DrSpouse takes Internal Medicine Boards. In Family Medicine, he takes Family Medicine Boards, and so on. The GREAT news is that the vast majority pass and become board certified. […] Continue Reading The post Did your dr spouse fail the board exam? Help him pass with ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 9:00 AM
My husband and I met as college sweethearts in 2006. After graduation, we became engineers. Soon, we were both laid off due to the recession. You might enjoy: How the Great Recession of 2018 was one of the best things that happened to us He was driving a lemon car, I was no longer contributing […] Continue Reading The post Could your dr spouse actually quit being a doctor? appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 31 2018 @ 9:00 AM
I can hardly believe it, this year we are celebrating our 7th anniversary. It feels like just yesterday when were single and childless. That time was very different. I was able to go out on a random weeknight to do whatever the heck I wanted. I was so free, even my options had options. My husband […] Continue Reading The post How my husband surprised me for our 4th anniversary appeared first on ...
Posted: Jun 26 2018 @ 9:00 AM


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