This week Cathy Jameson shared her post as "Mamacita" from the Thinking Moms' Revolution. It's a "Mad Libs" take on well visits. Remember Mad Libs? The small flip over story books where one person asked another for a verb, noun, adjective - and inserted them into a story. The results were always funny, sometimes even naughty. But never so ________ (adjective
) as this post from Cathy.
Everywhere. Every state. Every race. Across many ethnicities, neighborhoods and communities. We Thinkers hear it: All. The. Time. It’s the same story. Different kid. Different doctor’s office. Same regressions and unexpected journey.
Surely you, too, have heard it before. It goes something like this:
I took my brand new baby to the ___________ (adjective
) pediatrician’s office for the second time.
The first “well-baby” visit didn’t go very well at all. The __________ (adjective
) nurse told me quite ___________ (adverb ending in -ly
) that she wanted to stick __________ (#between 1-15
) vaccines into my child. “_____(same #
)”, I balked.
I looked around the exam room and wondered what my Thinking Moms friends would say about this ___________ (adjectiv
**Here’s where things can change for the better. What if more parents realized they had more of a say in their child’s health care? Back in the exam room:
I looked around the exam room and wondered what my Thinking Mom friends would say about this ____________ (adjective
Read the full post at Thinking Moms' Revolution.