Hello & Goodbye {For Now}

It’s been a little over a month since I’ve last written a blog post.  Actually, that’s not true.  I blog in my head all day every day, but the task of writing things down, adding and editing pictures, and finding time between four kids and all their activities, well, it’s just too much.  It has {Read More…}

10 Reasons Why My Family Will Never Star in a Reality Show

Two of the sweetest people in the world made a statement today that shook me to my core, “You guys should have your own reality show”.  I threw up a little bit in my mouth. I know that this reality show situation has become a thing, especially for large families who frequent the DIY scene, {Read More…}

Confessions of a Dirty Mommy

It’s 12:30 in the afternoon and I’m finally getting a chance to shower.  The big kids are at school and I’ve set the littles up with lunch. I have ten minutes to enjoy this act alone and I’d better be extra quiet or I’ll have company. Two minutes in and the 3YO busts through the {Read More…}

I’m Sorry. Wait. No I’m Not.

I’ve always been a girl that is sorry for everything, even when I have nothing to do with it. I believe it started when I was little. My mother was always angry and outraged about something, so I got into the habit of being sorry. It didn’t help my practice, being in the world of {Read More…}

Reality TV Could Not Handle This Family

I was up for the better part of the night with an achy, fevery baby. She’s let me out of her sight maybe once today so I could feed the other kids who are home sick from school. I’ve held her to pee, nursed her for comfort and tried not to scream when she bit {Read More…}

If I’m Being Honest, I Really Don’t Like My Birthday

I’ve been agitated all day today and I can’t shake it.  I could shrug it off as the result of the sinus infection I’ve been struggling with all week.  Though, if I think about it long enough I realize the root of the issue is that tomorrow is my birthday.  Why should a glorious day {Read More…}