My night in ten pictures

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An hour ago I posted a beautiful thing about how God fills the hearts of his homies with extra chromies with an extra dose of love and hugs. It was so feel-good and I teared up and thought "how did I get so lucky???" And then poop happened. Here's my night in ten succinct pictures. 1. Before … [Continue reading]

The years are short

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Twenty minutes of quiet today by the river to help me focus as Steph and I shift our family energy yet again. I listened to Enya by the water, earbuds in, while I sat on the park bench. The breeze was light and the sun shifted in and out of the clouds. The thoughts that came to me on that … [Continue reading]

The end of a quest

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Steph and I have been on an epic journey since 2009. For 6 long years, growing our family has been our sole purpose. It's taken every extra ounce of … [Continue reading]

Home Stretch

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This is my eighth pregnancy. Sometimes I have to pause and really let that sink in. My first two were back in my late teens, when my body was young … [Continue reading]

More of this….less of that

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I'm not a good New Years resolution maker. Count me in with the 88% of people who fail each year. Changing patterns is hard, and abruptly changing … [Continue reading]

How many kids do you have? Let me count…..7!

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What a beautiful weekend. I'm sitting here on Sunday night at 9:30pm out on the patio. There's a nip in the air for Florida, which means it's a brisk … [Continue reading]

My short-lived career as a Stay-At-Home-Mom

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One year after I left the workforce to stay at home, I've conceded defeat, and have re-entered the workforce. I pretty much sucked at being a … [Continue reading]

Lovely things

This momma is tired. Weeks of getting up at 6am to bring M to the bus stop are wearing on me. Liam not sleeping through the night at 20 freaking … [Continue reading]

Saturday Adventures – #89

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I belong to a great twins group with 200 moms who all had their twins (and one set of quads!) within a three month period. Last week, someone posted … [Continue reading]

Camping with twin toddlers – Brilliant or insane idea?

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Last weekend, we took our 19 month old twin boys on their first camping trip. Leading up to the weekend, I told lots of friends, who gave me side-eyed … [Continue reading]