We ask a lot of our children. We ask them to do their chores, jurisdictions, piano practice, etc. With so many children running around it’s easy for one to slip through the cracks and not complete one of their responsibilities. How do we make sure this doesn’t happen? Introducing our whiteboard. [Read more…] about Our WhiteBoard: Daily Chores and My Kids
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I try to keep my house fairly clean. At 1932 square feet, with (currently) 12 people living in it, this can be tough, but important. It isn’t easy for sure, but it can be done, and with the help of the children. [Read more…] about What Chores Do My Children Do?
I am sick of stuff! Whenever I feel overwhelmed and burdened one major thing I do is look around me at the stuff I have and decide just how important all of it really is. [Read more…] about Overwhelmed? Start Getting Rid of Stuff!
I believe it’s important as a wife and mother to wear makeup and dress nicely for your husband and family. We are all busy, and I understand that. However, it’s important for your marriage and to your husband. [Read more…] about Wives Need To Dress Up For Their Husbands
I have found that decluttering on the outside helps me declutter on the inside. What I mean by this is the less stuff and activities I have going on around me the more at peace I find myself in. [Read more…] about How I Declutter My Life as a Large Family Mom
My husband estimates that I’ve lost a total of over 480 pounds since I’ve started having children. After each baby is born I only lose 10 pounds. I don’t mean just within the first week, either. I mean one month, two months, even three months after I give birth, if I do nothing to consciously lose weight, then I will have only lost 10 pounds. This can get disheartening, especially when I gain 30-50 pounds at each pregnancy.
Over the years (and after 12 babies) I’ve learned a little bit about how to lose weight in the most efficient, gentlest way possible. Granted, I’ve tried every diet program out there in the hopes of finding one that will work just a little bit faster or easier. I’ve learned that there is no easy way to do this. It’s just going to take work, unfortunately. [Read more…] about My Top Ten Tips On Losing Weight After Having a Baby