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Because I Am A Doctor

My daughter donned my glasses and decided to take care of her older brother while he was sick. It’s sweet until you realize that salami is his favorite food.

(click here if you can’t see the video because it’s too cute to miss)

The ending is my favorite.

PS. My son isn’t sick anymore. This video was just hilariously adorable, and I kept forgetting to share it with y’all. Also, I’m feeling particularly nostalgic for videos of my children. I want to listen to their voices and watch their mannerisms. While I treasure the stories I’ve captured in photos of our daily lives and holiday moments and sometimes on Late Enough, there is something magical in hearing the stomp of thick toddler legs and the tiny lisps of new words when I haven’t been there in years.

PPS. Not that this particular video has anything to do with that — it was made this summer. “OH, HOW THEY’VE CHANGED IN THESE WEEKS,” said Grandma Alex. No, not really. Great. I’m talking to myself on my own blog. It’s like my first post all over again. But I am also talking to myself as I type so really it’s like my reality everyday. I guess I’m pretty lucky that the video is, too.

Alex Iwashyna

Alex Iwashyna went from a B.A. in philosophy to an M.D. to a SAHM, poet and writer by 30. She spends most of her writing time on LateEnough.com, a humor blog (except when it's serious) about her husband fighting zombies, awkward attempts at friendship, and dancing like everyone is watching. She also has a soft spot for culture, politics, and rude Southern people who offend her Yankee sensibilities. She parents an 2 elementary age children, 4 cats, and 1 puppy, who are all Southern but not rude. Yet.

8 thoughts on “Because I Am A Doctor

  1. A man stopped me once in the grocery store with Zoe and told me to record her sweet voice. He got that look in his eye as he talked about how he still loves to watch videos of his now grown kids when they were younger. It was so sweet.

    1. He puts up with so much. Of course, there’s actually a follow-up video where she gets mad that he doesn’t believe she’s a real doctor and he says: “And that’s how you get rid of doctors.” Heh

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