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Finding the ~calm~ in !cHaOs!

So I would like to start off by saying that my life is not normal. Who’s is, right? But I truly never thought it was going to be like this… … 218 more words

Godly Family


My grandparents were known to me as PaPa and Ida. We never called my grandmother by any other name and it seemed to suit her. Frank and Ida Deville had eight children. 652 more words

My Dribbles

Family, Fresh Air And Precious Moments

When all the hype of Christmas and New Year is over and the rushing around like headless chickens has commenced one of my favourite parts of the season begins…outdoor adventure! 152 more words


Confessions of a Momma with Too Many Children

We are an #xlfamily and I am a #momofmany. If you’ve been around me for very long, I’ve likely proudly showed you their pictures and expected you to guffaw over their wonderfulness. 635 more words


Getting The Kids To Bed On Christmas Eve

“‘Twas the night before Christmas and all though the house every creature was stirring, yes even the mouse”

Sound familiar to you?

This is my house nearly every Christmas Eve. 389 more words



I suffer from insomnia.  I am so tired and fall asleep extremely quickly but once asleep I only sleep. for a very short time.  Something wakes me, a child, a sound, a stir, my husband snoring and that is it, I’ve had a power nap and I am WIDE awake for the rest of the night.   158 more words

12 Things NOT to Say About My Big Family

I love having a big family. And by big, I don’t mean three or four kids. I love being the mom of a super-size family… 1,026 more words