When people see me walking with six kids in tow I often get unsolicited comments and advice. The most common is “Wow! Six? That must be sooooo hard.” “I could never do that many kids.” “I barely survive with 2.”
People…I started with ONE baby! I had no idea what motherhood was really going to be like. I didn’t realize how much it would change me. And then I had another one… and that was hard. And then a third… and that was hard too. And then we added two through foster care… and we had to adjust again. And finally we adopted another and that was hard. Read more
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I can hardly believe we are already back in school and getting into the routines of early wake ups, good breakfasts, protein packed lunches, homework and busy schedules! Summer has flown by so quickly. We had a lot of big events in our family which made summer go by even more quickly. But I am happy that school is here. My big boys just love school and were excited to meet new friends. Justin and Jordan start preschool next week and I think they are going to just thrive! Read more
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When we welcomed our labrador-retriever puppy into our home we only had one active little boy. Dixie quickly settled into our family and we knew we had made the right choice bringing her into our lives. She was so great with Jayden, who was just over 1 year at the time. Read more
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Our family loves spending time outdoors! I love, love, love relaxing in the backyard at the end of a busy day in our backyard, watching the kids play. There is something magical about the sound of my children laughing and playing. Read more
Anyone else here a Lasagna lover?!
I am just a huge fan of lasagna! It is most likely in my top 5 favorite dishes to eat.
The layers get to me Every. Single. Time.
How can life be bad with layers of pasta, cheese, and sauce? Read more
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School is just around the corner! How did summer go by so quickly?
We have had a very busy summer with a big move for our family the finalization of our adoption, and lots and lots of hours in the pool!
I am ready for the routine that school brings. I know that it will be a lot more busy, but there is something comforting knowing the schedule of the day and having a plan. I know I thrive in Motherhood when I am feeling good and am prepared for the crazy days of school. Read more