Secret Santa…Guilt!

I have Secret Santa guilt!  Gifts are on my mind a lot. I don’t live to get presents, but I like them as much as anyone else. It’s worse when I give gifts because it’s so hard for me to choose something great and I agonized over trying to give the very best thing. I need to be smart with the $$, but honestly, if […]

The Value Of A Gift is More Than Stuff

The value of a gift is more than stuff. It’s never about the stuff. I love my babies, but when they grow up, there’s no better friend for life than your own grownup little dear. Your little one will become a friend who is priceless! Your precious kiddo is the gift; someone you deeply care about, and hopefully they care about you […]

Don’t be a Helpless Parent; 3 Steps to Well Behaved Children

 Don’t Be A Helpless Parent! 3 Steps to a well-behaved child; Even when you’re out and about. 1. Teach them to obey your voice at home. Our first baby was already independent by 18 months. I had crazy fears of him running out on a busy street. It was extremely important to me, that he responded to my voice immediately. I wanted him […]

I Don’t Tell My Kids – ‘Vote Your Conscience’

‘Vote your conscience’! I do not teach my kids ‘vote your conscience!’ Do You? I am telling my children to Pray! ‘Vote your conscience’ is definitely the thing to say in this crazy election season. We Americans are turning out to be a very passionate group of people, but often to the point of being very rude. Opinions are […]

Ultimate S.A.H.M.

Home sweet home is my turf where I  want to be the Ultimate S.A.H.M.  I’m very happy about being a stay at home mom, but I wasn’t always confident or secure with that identity. Now, after being home with 9 children, I can look back and see the benefits. I’ve had children that were at almost all the phases of […]

Mama Wants to Look Good Too!

My life isn’t all kids, although that’s such a huge part of my life and I love it. I also have a business with makeup and skincare, so I recently took an amazing refresher course on fashion and style. I focused on learning to analyze body types and how to feature your best qualities and downplay our challenges. I still want […]