I walked into Fleet’s room. He was sitting on the stairs of the bunk beds that he shares with his brother. I sent him there ten minutes ago for time out. The problem was that he hadn’t really done anything wrong. Ten minutes ago the baby was crying on his quilt on the living room… Read More All the needs
I was sitting in the living room after school the other day feeding the baby. The bigger kids were playing all around me. Little Luke was standing beside the couch holding my phone while looking for a song to play. He loves doing this. Elle picked up her blankie and walked over to him. She… Read More 20 Seconds of the Day
I remember the first time that one of my kids ever told me about a dream they’d had. He was 4 years old. It was the middle of the night. He woke me up, crying because the villan from the movie, Free Birds was chasing him. I don’t know why Disney and Pixar and whoever… Read More Nice Privates
It’s been a while since I’ve done a post about what’s been going on lately. So, here goes. This is a long, random one! If you follow my instastories, you will have seen a lot of this before. We lost our little dog, Dakota on Labor Day. She was 15 years old and we’d had… Read More Life Lately
Are you familiar with Game of Thrones? or GOT as us nerds call it? Well, just in case you aren’t, let me give you a very brief synopsis relative to what I want to share today. Daenerys Targaryen, the rightful queen of the Seven Kingdoms has been in exile in Westeros her entire life. Her… Read More Is He Ruggedly Handsome?
I wrote this at 1:30 am while feeding Charlie Mac the other night. I wonder if this is going to turn into my new writing time for awhile?! I have worked really hard with all the kids to get them on a schedule as soon as possible. Having predictable feed times and eventually predictable nap… Read More Schedule: A Day in the Life of a Newborn
One day last week all of the big kids were at their grandparents houses. Luke and I were so tired that I asked my mom to come over and hang with C-Mac so that we could get some rest between feedings. After a much needed nap, I walked into the living room and my mom… Read More Newborns: Best Of
I probably only have a minute to write before someone needs something. Here is a little about our first week with Charlie Mac. I recently read Mark Manson’s book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*uck. Based on the title and the brief description, I wasn’t too sure about this book but I had… Read More Our First Week with Charlie Mac