I Have a Friend Who…

How many times have you heard someone start a story and you think “yeah, right.” Well in this case it’s true. This is not my story. The story you are about to read is from a dear friend of mine. She tells it (and has given me permission to share it) so that God’s loveContinue reading “I Have a Friend Who…”

Saturday Morning

It’s 10:06 on Saturday morning. I’m still in my pj’s as are the 2 youngest children. It rained last night and is supposed to rain most of the day. The plans I had for “fun” aren’t going to happen. A laundry basket just came flying down the stairs. The owner picked it up and promptlyContinue reading “Saturday Morning”

Public Meltdowns

Yes, I have a two-year-old. Yes, two-year-olds are developmentally prone to meltdowns. Yes, Gorilla, who is two, did not want to share, wanted his way and proceeded to have a meltdown. In public. Here’s what happened… I took Girlie, Gorilla and the baby to the health department for an appointment. They each picked a toyContinue reading “Public Meltdowns”

My 9-year-old Professor

Nine years ago today I became a mommy for the first time.  I told Professor that this morning.  His response?  “And yeah, if I hadn’t been born, you wouldn’t be a mom to this large crazy family either.”  He’s right.  That’s why he’s Professor.  This kid knows stuff about stuff that I frankly don’t knowContinue reading “My 9-year-old Professor”

A Baby Story

On Tuesday, my last baby was delivered.  I say last, because, unless God does a miracle, this will be the last baby I grow inside of me.  Baby boy (still working on a nickname) was welcomed into the world by me, Racer, Blue, Professor, Girlie, Gorilla, my parents, Racer’s mother and grandmother.  He is alreadyContinue reading “A Baby Story”

Prayer for my Baby

Heavenly Father- Today is the day, you have made, I will rejoice and be glad in it!!  Today is the day, you have chosen for my baby to join the world!  And even though we will meet this baby for the first time, you already know the number of hairs on his head today andContinue reading “Prayer for my Baby”