Part 2 of 3. An honest accounting of the second trimester of my sixth pregnancy.
Part 1 of 3. The very honest accounting of the first trimester of my sixth pregnancy.
Now that smart phones store credit card/ reward card information, business contacts, as well as photos, I have extra slots in my wallet for my children's "Birth Stats".
I would love to watch my boys play in high school games someday... but for now, unorganized sports is as good as it gets.
Don't be afraid to enlist the creative help your kids can offer... well, be a little afraid.
And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The problem came down to a lack of both 'benevolent leadership' and 'internal locus of control'.
By the time we hit the half-way mark, I'm not sure if I'm getting a refill of grace or if I'm using up all of my patience trying to keep my two smaller kids moderately quiet and still.
In these beautiful moments, I felt as if I was as close to seeing the face of God as I would ever be in this life.
Credibility is the difference between kids that listen to their parents at a high rate and kids that ignore their parents at a high rate.
When my husband and I married in our late teens, we had yet to discover how to resolve our differences like adults.
All it takes is turning your back for a second, for all of your competency to be thrown out the window
Time flies, especially when you are arguing with the world's most determined litigator...
I'd like to remind you that your family wouldn't be where it is without you using your intelligence, your strength, and your capabilities to build them up.
I strongly believe that knowing your own body is the best way to control your fertility.
My sisters and I are extremely blessed by my mother's willingness to spend time molding our kids.
We read at least one chapter each afternoon together during summer vacation. Then, we rate the book & movie combo.
When my husband went on a business trip to Florida for a few months, he had to figure out how to help out long-distance.
I believe fostering a team spirit is important for family cohesiveness.
Unfortunately, the more children I had, the less time I had for reading.