I am a mom to 4 adorable little kiddos. Yes, my hands are full, which I am constantly reminded of whenever I go in to public; mom’s of more than 2 kids-you know what I’m talking about! Adorable as they may be, they have been known to force me to say things that I never,… Continue reading Things My Kids Make Me Say
Feeding a large family will get expensive fast! When I stray from the things I talk about below, I find our food bill quickly going out of control. Typically, I average about $150 per week. Sometimes a few dollars more, sometimes a few dollars less. And, yes, that DOES usually include the other misc. household… Continue reading Feeding 6 People on $600 per Month
Joint Hypermobility. That is your vocabulary term for the week. Don’t worry, it’s relatively straight forward and there won’t be a test. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) is simply when joints have too much flex and over extend. Also referred to as being double jointed. This is typically caused by too long of tendons and/or ligaments.
This is my third year homeschooling. I am no where NEAR experienced in this department, but I do still have a little experience. Our oldest son is in 2nd grade, and we have a kindergartener, a 3-year-old, and a 16 month old. The biggest problem I encounter, and the most frequent question I hear is: “What do… Continue reading Home Schooling with Younger Siblings
The last time I held an out-of-the-home position was just over 7 years ago. Over those years our family has grown and our income has fluctuated.
We are surrounded by hate in America. Hatred of races. Hatred of authority. Hatred of religion.
My E has been in his therapies for about 15 months. At his 1 year assessment with his occupational and physical therapists, they both concluded that he needed a break.
I’ve slowly been making my way down this semi-crunchy road for a few years now. Some things I have tried didn’t stick (hence the semi part) and some things were super easy and didn’t cost me anything extra out of my monthly budget.
My husband is my hero for more than one reason. He is the sole provider in our home, and works very hard to ensure I can stay home and that we can raise our children they way we want to. He still makes time for our kids even when he’s exhausted. Oh, and he puts… Continue reading My Hero, The Rat Killer
Dearest Mama, You don’t know me, but I know you. You are vulnerable, lonely, and distressed. You had an idea in your head of how life with your new baby would be and it is not at all how you pictured. More than likely, neither was your birth.