How To Encourage Individuality In A Large Family

Having a large family can be a challenge. I know this first hand. A few days ago my friend Dani of OKDani posed a question: “For parents of 3 or more kids: what are your challenges with a family that size?” I read it a few times and here is what my […]

Encouraging Individuality In A Large Family |

Lessons Learned |

Lessons Learned. | #NaBloPoMo

Lessons. They come in so many forms: examples, advice, experiences and sometime through silent support. There are times as a child though when we see nothing but the moment we are in and fail to realize that the lesson even exists. I had many of these times but thankfully I […]

It’s The Teen In Them…

So a few weeks ago we celebrated my niece’s graduation and that meant lot’s of family time out at the lake. Loved It! Of course from the looks of this picture TheTeenager and his Cousin (they’re more like brothers) thought they were there for a photo shoot…maybe it’s just the […]

The Teen In Them | #WW

Deployment - How We Coped |

Deployment – How We Coped

I felt like a single parent again. I had to do everything on my own, homework, activities all of it. I was mad at times and sad at others. That’s why I couldn’t imagine how my children must have felt. Two children 10, 2 and 10 months. Their ages when […]

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Family Forever {Frozen} #WordlessWednesday

This week we had an amazing weekend full of fun and memories. It was my Baby Girlies Birthday Party – Part 1 (yeah she has a few more surprises coming up) with a FROZEN theme! I snapped this photo to capture her cupcakes and candles and it wasn’t until later […]

#WordlessWednesday | I Love My Family

This week I was honestly on the hunt for something to post for today.  I hadn’t really take any photos that weren’t already destined for a specific post and I was beginning to think I may have to either post a link with no contribution or skip this week all […]

I Love My Family Wordless

I’ve Been Thinking…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately on how my weeks have gone by Gone past me really without my knowing why. I know that I’ve been there, been involved had my part I’ve bought the gifts, planned the parties, baked dishes from the start. So why this pause and feeling […]