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Not for the Faint of Heart

I have 5 soon-to-be 6 kiddos.  My hands (literally) are full…at least that’s what people are always telling me when they find out.  I’m also crazy enough to homeschool.  Yeah, I’m one of those weirdos.  Yet, the mom challenges I face are nothing like the challenges I watch my sister bravely deal with on a […]

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Me vs. My Mind

I’m not a crier.  In fact, my family has jokingly referred to me as a robot for my lack of tears.  I cry during funerals of close family/friends, have been known to weep in quiet moments over how quickly my kids are growing, but it takes something pretty substantial to make more then a few […]

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Surprising Post-Partum Advice You Need

I am now past the halfway mark on my 4th pregnancy of my 6th child.  In case you are doing the math, one of the pregnancies is a set of triplets.  With “so many” kids and pregnancies I have a unique birth and postpartum history. My first pregnancy, a single, was followed by the previously […]

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The Parties Are Over…Now What?

It didn’t take long for my children to unwrap their Christmas gifts this year and although our celebrations are not centered around the presents, I still felt a sense of disappointment.  Possibly because the unwrapping took less then 10 minutes but the prep and selection of said presents took months.  Don’t get me wrong, my […]

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Top 10 Products All New Moms Need

I am currently pregnant with my 6th child.  With my first child, I had 2 baby showers and got a ton of stuff…especially clothes.  My second pregnancy, we were expecting triplets so we had 3 baby showers.  We got even more stuff.  After the triplets, we assumed we were done with children and I sold […]

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A Date to Remember

Grandparents Day.  It’s a day that ranks up there with other September “days to remember” such as “National Neither Rain or Shine Day” or “Make Your Bed Day.”  It’s easily forgotten, skipped over and ignored.  However, I want to challenge moms everywhere to start making this date a celebrated holiday. When: It is always the […]

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Just Leave Me ALONE!

I’d love to tell you I am typing this in a nice, quiet and absolutely alone spot.  But I’m not.  My two year old insists on sitting on my lap and I can hear my two boys wrestling/fighting/playing in the next room.  I’m about 20 seconds from my period and woke up with a migraine […]

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