There’s a saying out there that “you can’t be what you can’t see.” While that’s not entirely true (someone has to be first!) it is true that a lack of role models can make any life choice feel more fraught.
That wasn’t the case for Christy Higgins Wilcox. Her mother, Karen Higgins, was a pioneering physician: one of few women in her medical school class in the 1970s, and then in her town to raise three children (as a mom) while building a practice. Two of Wilcox’s siblings went into medicine; Wilcox became a lawyer and is now the head of HR for a bank. The two joined Sarah and me as guests on Best of Both Worlds this week to talk about their lives. It was a fascinating interview about their family dynamics.
Then in the Q&A we tackle a question from a listener who wants to know how to handle the post-nap time slot when it’s dark and cold. Young children often nap from, say, 1-3 p.m., or even to 3:30 p.m. Staying home until dinner after the nap can be an invitation to misery, but getting out the door to an activity can be challenging when the indoor things (like children’s museums) often close by 5 p.m. We have a few ideas, and sing the praises of places that stay open until 6.
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