Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

 I really LOATHE when people just assume that being a mom and all things momming are my entire life. I do have a life outside of (7) kids.  Life did not stop when I became a mom. But...at one point it kinda did and guess what? Anxiety, depression and motherhood don't mesh well together. I … Continue reading Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

When Plans Change

So remember how a few months back I wrote the piece Last baby sadness? we made the decision not to get the vasectomy done this past March after we had Kendall. Kendall turned out to be a girl and we both kind of wanted another boy. Since we are financially able and such, we both weighed pros … Continue reading When Plans Change

My kids don’t have to hug you

With all of the recent events in the media in regards to who has touched who inappropriately in Hollywood, I felt compelled to write this post. My kids don't have to hug you, smile at you or have any contact with you if they do not wish to do so on their own. Point blank … Continue reading My kids don’t have to hug you

Having a large family is weird

The dynamics of family has changed a lot over the past few decades. The teen pregnancy rate has significantly dropped, women are waiting longer to have babies, and the average size of families has shrunk. Long gone are the days of people having at least literally a dozen kids (My grandfather had 11 siblings). Today, … Continue reading Having a large family is weird

The “lit” marriage

Just a heads up: Several of my upcoming entries will be about marriage (or relationships in general). Even though this is a mommy blog, my happiness is one of the key ingredients to me being a good mommy and well overall. My love life comes up pretty often in conversations I have with other people. … Continue reading The “lit” marriage