in my story
I'm sitting here in the waiting room of a hospital. On my day off to boot. My lovely husband tore his biceps tendon and he is in for a surgical repair. And it happened exactly 2 hours after I told him to ask his sons to help him with our land for Father's Day weekend....read more
Over the past 25 years, maternal deaths have DECREASED across the WORLD by 4%. That’s awesome. In that same time, maternal deaths in the United States have INCREASED by 26%. Not awesome. And it is actually a real problem. It's our maternal mortality crisis. Why...read more
Mother's Day - Time to sleep in, breakfast in bed, a long bath, perfect children, homemade gifts... Who am I kidding? That may be the ultimate Mother's Day gift challenge. When Mother's Day Goes Wrong Here's the reality: Two years ago, I spent Mother's Day in bed...read more
I have a new obsession - I'm almost embarrassed to admit it. It's KYLIE lip gloss. Think what you may of the Kardashian's but that stuff ROCKS. And I can also say that Kylie helped me realize that my husband is completely clueless. He doesn't just seem that way. I...read more
Sisters - sigh. Love, kisses, giggles, tea parties, Mom's makeup, late night books under the covers... Baby sisters just make life better - they rejuvenate families and add a lightness that is incomparable. When my 15-year-old daughter, Ella, walks in the room, her...read more
Let's be honest, ladies. There is little you can deny about having a personal life when you are pregnant. Especially when your baby bump gets so big that it literally pushes on your patient while you are examining his belly and the baby kicks his ribs. Occupational...read more
Dr. Emily VinZant is an experienced Family Physician and Mom of teen to toddler. She provides easy medically-based solutions on all things health and parenting to help Mom’s raise healthy families and simplify their lives.