I had been feeling off balance. I wasn’t making time for all the important pieces in my life. Every piece was getting what it needed, but not what I felt I should be giving it. I had been so frustrated that, even with being at home, I wasn’t finding balance! We’re all told that balance… Continue reading Life Balance: Like Learning to Ride a Bike!
When I gave birth to my son, seven months ago, my family was met with the beautiful realization that we were, in fact, the reverse Weasleys!!!!! Seven children, six girls and one boy! This probably excited us more than it should have. My children immediately started figuring out which Weasley they were. Of course, I… Continue reading Embracing my Inner Molly Weasley
My husband worked a lot of hours last week. Like, a lot of hours. When we have weeks like that, it feels like we never see him. I worry about him. I worry about how much he’s missing, how tired he must be, if he’s eating properly, and if he’s hurting his body. He has… Continue reading Building My Winning Team
I have seven children. I have changed a lot of diapers, cleaned a lot of vomit, carried many crying children out of stores, and have seen many, many school concerts. I hear a lot of criticism, and also receive a lot of encouragement; but, ultimately it’s my wonderful life and I am indifferent to how… Continue reading What I Wish you Knew About Parents of Big Families
I know we’ve all been there. Being up 6 times to feed the baby, while our husbands slept beside us; having to contend with the whiskers he left in the sink when we clean the bathroom; being the only one to notice the random clutter on the floor, that he just steps over. The list… Continue reading The Five Reasons I Haven’t Killed my Husband
Time flies! Really though, time slips through our fingers. I’ve heard people say it, but it never really meant anything…. until now. Last night I bought my third daughter her prom dress. This prom dress changed my life! I was ready for my first two kids to graduate. They were the older girls, after all.… Continue reading My Daughter’s Prom Dress Changed My Life