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What's it Like to have 10 Kids?

The other day I was out and about and ran into a good friend.  She happened to have her 9 year old daughter with her.  When her Mom told her that I had 10 kids, she made a face of pure amazement.  805 more words

Crista Tharp

Parenting/Teaching the Special Needs Child

I have seven children, two of whom are autistic: my 14 year old and my 3.5 year old. My homeschooling journey actually began with my oldest and my lack of confidence in the public school system to meet his needs and protect him. 537 more words


The Witching Hours Of Bath And Bedtime

Between the hours of around six to eight in this house there is a complete meltdown and the children all turn into tantruming, moany demons. 255 more words



My eyes are twitching.

Number seven has done me in.

My nature is, well, borderline neurotic when it comes to order and cleanliness. I can’t stand messes and stacks of stuff (unless it’s… 165 more words


Let the Little Children...

We are entering the last few weeks of our homestudy process. It has been over one year since we first saw the biographies of the two boys who captured our hearts, and almost a full year since the day we submitted our first bit of paperwork and started our foster/adoption training through DHS. 993 more words


IKEA:My Holiday Saviour

I don’t know what it is about the gigantic blue and yellow building that my kids love; but for a cheap trip out during the holidays it is always a winner. 110 more words