Happy 9th Birthday: My Beautiful Boy

I wrote this post 1 year ago and I couldn’t have written it any better today.  I love you James, Happy Birthday! Today is my oldest biological child’s 8th Birthday! He is truly the first person who taught me the meaning of unconditional love.  I remember finding out that I was pregnant with him.  OneContinue reading “Happy 9th Birthday: My Beautiful Boy”

FBF: Pure Imagination

In honor of Halloween, that is only 3 days away.  My Halloween post from last year.  Things will be much different this year.  Only our youngest will be with us and he is being a Wrestler, so very different from Willy Wonka. This Halloween was one for the books.  It also was about a yearContinue reading “FBF: Pure Imagination”

#Momlife Monday|Raising Positive Kids Part II

We could all use some tips on helping our children stay positive. This is a continuation of last week’s #momlife post. Tikeetha asked for tips on shaping your child’s perception when they tend to focus more on the negative than the positive. I’m… Source: #Momlife Monday|Raising Positive Kids Part II

JUST ME AND THE KIDS (Guest post by Stephanie)

I was honored to do a Guest Post for Cordelia’s Mom.  Thank you for having me.  Also, thank you for allowing me to post about something that was important to me. I’m honored to present a new guest poster – Stephanie of Making Time For Me.  No, Stephanie’s not “new” – she has more followersContinue reading “JUST ME AND THE KIDS (Guest post by Stephanie)”

Raising an Adult

Since our kids have been giving us a run for our money lately, I thought it was a good time to share this post. Last week sometime I got into a disagreement with with my 7 year old son James.  We were watching tv together, along with my 6 year old daughter.  My daughter hadContinue reading “Raising an Adult”

Throwback Thursday: School Edition

I decided to share Jess’s post about our kids. Throwback Thursday is here! I love combing through my old photos and reminiscing the memories that come with them. Thursdays are dedicated to just that! First Day of School The picture on the left … Source: Throwback Thursday: School Edition

FBF: Cleaning Up After Yourself

As parents we will never stop reminding the kids to clean up after themselves.  As a mother and the kind of person that I am, I will never stop feeling that is important. Saturday night found Paul and I engaged in some heavy discipline with our kids.  5 of the kids were playing downstairs whenContinue reading “FBF: Cleaning Up After Yourself”

Let’s Talk About Sibling Arguments

These kids….that are mine too….ooh their arguments sure can make my brain feel like it is going to explode!! Nothing like a jog down memory lane to trigger some memories. I was talking with my mom yesterday about how the kids were bickering in the car the other day the whole way home from theirContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Sibling Arguments”

FBF: Worlds of Fun

As this week has gone on my Time Hop has been inundated with pictures from our trip to Kansas City last year.  I knew that my Flashback Friday needed to be my post about World of Fun.  Back when I had like 12 Followers and very little people read it.  So, please enjoy! A coupleContinue reading “FBF: Worlds of Fun”