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We're Winning!!!

We keep getting these notices in the mail from our utility company called a “Home Energy Report”. Every time I open it I think “oh crap, did I forget to pay our bill again? 682 more words

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Say Yes

8:35 last night, my phone rings. The toddler has been asleep for half an hour; some of the older kids are reading in their rooms. I am streaming the latest episode of ‘Parenthood’. 391 more words

Multiracial Family

Helping a mom out

Dear Lady at Hobby Lobby,

Thanks for taking the time to help me walk my kids safely to our car in what seemed like 100 mph winds (seriously, it wasn’t that windy when we walked in). 172 more words


Life With Eight Kids

Life with 8 kids isn’t too different from life with 7 kids. So if anyone out there is considering the leap from 7 to 8, know it isn’t difficult. 431 more words


Small Success Thursday---The Furry Boots Edition!

I am getting back into the habit of posting my week’s blessings and successes with CatholicMom.com! It seems like I get too busy to realize the little things that God blesses me with if I don’t STOP and think about them. 401 more words


I've gone to look for myself, if I return before I get back, please let me know.

Let me just start by saying I don’t know where to start. The last week has been full of ups and downs. My head is spinning in so many different direction I’m really not sure which way is up. 510 more words


My Family - Miss Them I Do Not

I was going to go to church with sister #3. I didn’t – I bailed. I was sick, but I could have gone. I decided I could go on my own in the next couple of weeks. 810 more words