large family, Large Family Logistics

The Love Of A Father

There is something so sweet and special about a genuine love from the Father. I can see it in my children's faces  when they get a warm scruffy kiss from daddy or tossed into the pool for fun or told that something they just attempted was really dumb.  Yes, our children can attempt dumb things… Continue reading The Love Of A Father

homeschooling, large family, Motherhood

Break From My White Straitjacket

I meet the end of fall dreading winter and snow and endless grey days shut in with nowhere to go and a pile of kids with energy to burn. I don't know when exactly it got really bad but it did and every winter I  start thinking about how I can escape and feel alive… Continue reading Break From My White Straitjacket

large family, Large Family Meals, Uncategorized

Best Taco Salad Ever🥗 (Recipe)

Hey folks😋. Here is my version of a well loved classic. I made this the way I thought would blend well, using ingredients my family loves. I wanted to share it with you because sometimes it's so hard to throw together a healthy large family meal that's kid friendly in under 20 minutes. My main… Continue reading Best Taco Salad Ever🥗 (Recipe)

large family, miscarriage, Motherhood

Due Dates

Due Dates come and go around here all the time, yet they mostly go by unnoticed by everyone except myself, my sweet hubby, and maybe a dear friend that I mention it to. I hurt. I hurt because of my child gone, a dream interrupted, a vision altered by yet another miscarriage. 9 miscarriages have left… Continue reading Due Dates

large family, Large Family Logistics, Motherhood

Do you have kids?Lose Yourself.

Lets get REAL. Over the course of the Holidays I found myself in stores more than usual, which is pretty understandable. While buying gifts for my kids and husband, certain topics seemed to arise between myself and whoever the sales clerk happened  to be that day. They would often ask leading questions to see if… Continue reading Do you have kids?Lose Yourself.

large family, Our Tribal Tips

The Last Laugh

 This is a quick tip for large families who are looking for a tangible way to save money and frustration.  Please read : I got away from using plastic  cups years ago and I switched to glass because I liked the way my drinks tasted and stay colder . I also didn't like the way… Continue reading The Last Laugh

homeschooling, large family

SNOW SQUALLS

This is a post for all my readers/followers (thank you ...) that do not live in a crazy place like Ontario, Canada. I thought you might like a glimpse of our lives and weather here. We live about 45 minutes North of Toronto , Canada near a large lake that creates what is called "Snow… Continue reading SNOW SQUALLS

homeschooling, Large Family Meals

Large Family Meals

Meal times are very special around here, especially dinner time. We love to sit around the table with each other and feast on good food and good words. My children range from 27 years old (on his own now) down to 2 and I have used the same approach with all of them. Buy real… Continue reading Large Family Meals

homeschooling, large family, Large Family Birthdays

Large Family Birthdays

Sometimes Birthdays can seem so complicated. The good news is they don't need to be. I kinda flip flop when it comes to birthday parties. Certain years seem more fitting than most, like birthday number 5, then number 10, and even 12 just because it's the last year before they are in the teen years.… Continue reading Large Family Birthdays