Large Family Logistics, Our Tribal Tips

Laundry Days

Years ago when I was newly married to my second husband, I was doing laundry one day for the 5 of us and I was completely frustrated, and grossed out by the huge mounds of laundry that had accumulated in my tiny laundry room. “I’ve had it” I said, “Why is there so much laundry… Continue reading Laundry Days

large family, Large Family Meals, Recipes

Large Family Chili 🌶

Hey y’all. We are just getting our appetites back after a week of suffering big flu symptoms and nausea. We aren’t 100% yet but we were needing something a little more substantial than toast so I decided to get adventurous and try a new recipe. Half way through putting it together I found  out that… Continue reading Large Family Chili 🌶

large family, Motherhood

Large Family Flu

 This is me crashed on my bed trying to comfort my youngest child. I was so grateful that I could snuggle him at this point. I literally slept for 36 hours straight till this moment on a couch in the middle of my house. We had been struggling already with a respiratory flu and Daddy… Continue reading Large Family Flu

homeschooling, large family, Motherhood

Motherhood ( Breathe )

I love the motherly closeness depicted in this piece of art that I bought from my friend over at rugged infinity (posted with permission). I think she did a really great job showing exactly how a momma feels as she draws a young one close. Even as they grow large and don't exactly fit under… Continue reading Motherhood ( Breathe )

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