Stolen Joy: A Pitfall of Comparison

Emily Vacek has not always bloomed where she was planted. But through the hard and life of endless transitions as a fellows wife, she has grown in wisdom. I just love how open Emily is with her story and how she puts words to the comparison struggle we all face at one time or another. […]

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Forgiven

We can choose to carry unforgiveness around. Let’s face it, we all get hurt by harsh words, severe wounds caused by people we have trusted and loved, or even just being stood up by a friend because she got busy and forgot the date. But unforgiveness becomes a heavy burden we drag around. Then the next injury makes it heavier, it begins to pile and turn to bitterness. It affects our marriage, new friendships, and family.

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The Single Most Important Decision You Make for Your Children

They shared with us everything from the daily schedule and details that made this school experience wonderful to how this choice would set our child up for success and a path to the Ivy League. After all, wasn’t that the dream that everyone had for their child?

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Ways I Survived Medical School and Residency as a Medical Spouse

When you are the spouse of someone in medical school, trying to figure out some semblance of balance in your life can be challenging at best! Really, this is a struggle for anyone with a spouse who either works a ton, has an irregular or unpredictable schedule, or… both.

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