Top 5 Gifts to Give My Children #4

The first gift, on my list of the top 5 gifts, is the gift of giving my little sweethearts a sincere, compliment or recognition. The second gift was to help them learn how to interact with grownups, with confidence and respect. The third gift in my top 5 gifts, is to teach them to be aware of others […]

Top 5 Gifts to Give My Children #3

The first gift, on my list of top 5 gifts, is the gift of giving my little sweethearts a sincere, well deserved compliment or recognition. I wish I’d always gotten this right, but I know I remembered sometimes and I hope our legacy continues on with more good stuff than bad. The second gift was to help them learn how […]

Top 5 Gifts to Give My Children #2 Gift

When we first started having our kids, I felt like it was my job to just teach and train them to be good little children. Raising little dears is so much more than making them into good little robots. Now that I look back, some of the training techniques I used were actually gifts that we gave […]

Lovin’ The Big Family

There was such a great article on Baby Center/Mom Stories. Her post was called ‘Large family shaming’, even though she was lovin’ the big family, herself. She felt set upon by strangers who’d make rude comments about having her big family of 6 kids. We’re lovin’ the big family too, but I think we can all agree […]

The Top 10 Questions +1

It’s really fun to have 9 kids.  No seriously. Sometimes I can even have a little fun with it on the side. Picture this; we’re out there in the world interacting with strangers, I’m minding my own business, when I notice that we’re being noticed! You know what I’m talking about? Just when I think I’ve been […]

Proud to be An American

It’s a privilege to not only live in America, but to be able to become an American Citizen. I am very thankful to be here and that I am married to a man who was determined to live here someday and made it happen soon after we were married. I am very thankful that our country is still the ‘Land […]