A common misconception is that childbirth gets easier or that birth must just be easy for me. After all, after 14 babies it seems I’m just made for birth! Right?! If only this were true. [Read more…] about How do I prepare for childbirth?
Are you tired of your children not getting along? They are going to squabble. It’s human nature. As a form of self-preservation, human beings are very selfish in nature. Squabbling teaches children how to deal with others and has the potential to teach them self-denial. [Read more…] about Tired of your kids fighting? Here’s how I help my children get along.
I thought our previous laundry system was pretty awesome. We were able to keep up without too many bumps in the road. We only did a couple of loads a day and I even made sure to always have a kid helping out, usually the one I found aimlessly walking around with apparently nothing to do.
I liked our previous system so much that we even built a laundry chute into our new two-story house. That was before I discovered a NEW and BETTER way to do laundry!! [Read more…] about The Best Timesaving Laundry System!
Save money and have a large family at the same time! It is possible!! Right now my large family is in Money Saving Mode. What does this mean? We are being more diligent than ever about implementing all our money-saving tactics! [Read more…] about Save Money AND Have a Large Family!
As I came from a broken family (as did my husband) I didn’t really have the proper foundation on how to build a successful marriage or family life. This caused me to turn to books for any answers I was looking for. So, I’m sure you can imagine, over the past 25 years I’ve read a LOT of books. [Read more…] about The Ten Most Influential Books That Have Helped Me as a Wife and Mother
Today’s society is mean to mothers. Plain and simple. Everyone lives in their own little world. It’s a sad culture that’s been created.
We lived in our home for almost twenty years when we decided to move. Without our children’s help, it wouldn’t have gone as smoothly as it did. We transitioned from a 2,167 square foot home into a less than 400 sq ft fifth wheel. [Read more…] about Kids and Moving: How They Can Help!
In the past, I’ve found myself feeling mentally unorganized, if that makes sense?
I knew I needed to start somewhere but didn’t exactly know where. [Read more…] about Are You Feeling Mentally Unorganized?
Why do critics feel they need to give you their two cents worth when they meet you in public when you have a lot of children? If you haven’t noticed already, this is a vent post. Consider yourself warned… [Read more…] about Dealing with Critics