Yesterday was Sunday, and Number 4 had a cross country meet about forty-five minutes away from our house, and Number 5, 6, and 7 had to come watch. It was chilly and not especially exciting for them, and I so I promised them that we’d make popcorn and sit on the couch in our pajamas […]
Don’t Wait For Your Family To Give You A Mother’s Day Gift
On Mother’s Day, Facebook is flooded with articles of What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day. For most of us, it’s nothing major. It’s a day where we don’t have to take care of anyone else. Where we can sleep and have some alone time. An opportunity to recharge. But for many of us, it’s […]
I live in the Land Of The Free, and that’s the way I’m going to parent.
This morning I went for a run. And being the 4th of July, Independence Day, I was thinking about this holiday. I was thinking about how one of the greatest things about this country is that we have freedom. And then as I was running I started thinking about how, in this country where we have […]
Dear Not Your Average Mom: Is our family complete?
Dear Not Your Average Mom, You have 7 kids. That is impressive. My dilemma right now is this: I have 3 kids… one is from a previous relationship… I have a wonderful husband and we have 2 little boys together. The dilemma is should we have another one? There are a MILLION and ONE reasons […]