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Getting Out Alone, With Littles

I can still remember being pregnant with my second child. My boys were only going to be 15 months apart. I was anxious and scared before he was even born. How am I going to take care of 2 children, let alone in public? What if he wants to nurse and I have to keep… Continue reading Getting Out Alone, With Littles

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6 Reasons Why My House Will Stay Messy… For Now

Lately I've had a bit of a hard time figuring out what to write about.  I've had several things on my mind but getting them down is another story. But I'm here! Ever since we came back from our trip I've been struggling. Struggling with the fact that it's summer and I want my kids… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why My House Will Stay Messy… For Now

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WOW, You’ve Got Your Hands Full: Kids Close In Age

That is probably the comment I get the most. "You've really got your hands full." The second most common comment I get is, "I don't know how you do it". Do what exactly? They never specify, and I'm not clever enough to have answers on the fly. How do I keep a clean house, get… Continue reading WOW, You’ve Got Your Hands Full: Kids Close In Age

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Delicious Sugar Free Low Carb Chocolate Milk Recipe (kid approved)

About 3 months ago Thomas set out on a low carb journey while on a month long business trip. When he got back we decided we would go low carb sugar free as a family. Thomas has done very well and has only cheated once or twice. The rest of us on the other hand follow… Continue reading Delicious Sugar Free Low Carb Chocolate Milk Recipe (kid approved)

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Is it summer yet? Setting Up The Kiddie Pool

So I am a little upset because I really wanted to add a video to this post but I'm still learning here and it wouldn't download for some reason. *boo-hoo* Anyways, I had promised the kids on Easter we would set up the pool Friday so here it is Friday and at 7:30 this morning… Continue reading Is it summer yet? Setting Up The Kiddie Pool

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How We Were Blessed With a 15 Passenger Van

  This Van has turned out to be a huge blessing to our family in the last 2 1/2 years. When we found ourselves pregnant yet again, expecting another little blessing,  our poor GMC Sierra was already bursting at the seams. Thomas  and I started checking out every possible option knowing that our 4th child was… Continue reading How We Were Blessed With a 15 Passenger Van