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Dental Adventures With Thumper

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

About a month ago, I was fighting with Thumper to get his teeth brushed – the ongoing struggle of his life – when I saw something ominous.  I mean, if I can tell it’s a cavity, then it’s bad. I made an appointment with our dentist to take a look at it… and Thumper threw […]



Good News, Meh News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

The good news is that after two and a half weeks off, Tad was FINALLY able to go back to therapy yesterday.  Thumper was able to go back last Friday. The meh news is that the insurance mess, which has been endlessly more complicated than it should have been (and has now invoked the HR […]



My Least Favorite Time Of The Year

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

It’s new insurance season!!!  Time to ring those phones and spend countless hours on hold! Well, it’s not like I have anything better to do.  Like take the boys to therapy.  Nope, can’t do that until the insurance companies get to sign off on the therapy! Fun times. I was trying to cut back on […]



Still Not Buying The Teeth Cleaning Thing

Monday, December 18th, 2017

It doesn’t matter how much I try and spin it to Thumper, he still doesn’t believe me that the trip to the dentist is a necessary thing. Fortunately, he was the only one I had to wrestle with, as Rerun has improved his behavior in the dentist’s chair significantly, and all of the kids have […]