My Worst Visit to a Pediatrician: Wheezing on the Road

Trips to a pediatrician can be scary for children. One vacation introduced my family to a doctor who can only be called Dr. Crankypants.

A Yellow Caduceus. The image shows a staff with wings, entwined with two serpents.
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It Started Out as a Fun Family Trip

One year, my parents took us to visit relatives in New Hampshire. It should have been fun! I got to see my maternal grandmother. My mother’s older sisters. Like my mother…



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Anne Marble

I’m a writer and a copy editor with experience in editing science and engineering articles. Click Lists to find my most popular articles. And hidden gems.