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Teething is a Four Letter Word

Do you know any siblings who are about 17 to 20 months apart? I don’t know many – maybe one or two who were planned. And I think I know the answer why…. 263 more words

What it's really like with 4 kids, 5 and under

No makeup, negligible sleep, need a shower, a shirt that fits properly and at least 2 kids hanging off you at all times.  We are all, I think, happy that I’m not breastfeeding in the picture… well maybe not Owen.   154 more words


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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

Sweet Memories Friday: Back When Things Were Just ... Easier

People told me that having two kids would be hard, and some even warned me that some things actually – magically – would more than double, such as laundry. 351 more words

Wild One

Olivia, you were supposed to be my calm, peaceful child. The child that when you hear complete silence go looking for them in a panic, expecting to find a complete disaster of a room, but are instead delighted to discover that they’ve been pouring over the carefully curated library of children’s books you’ve amassed for their benefit. 1,372 more words

Little rays of hope

More often than I’d like, I’ve been too tired and overwhelmed to do anything beyond the basics with my children. Writing, spelling, grammar, math, Quran, some Arabic and basic Islamic studies. 200 more words