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What Different About Four?

What Different About Four?

So, is it different having four? Is it harder with four? What’s it like having four? Are you done? The most common questions I’ve been asked since having my fourth child. All basically the same question. How has having four changed my life? First off, yes, it is different...

Fall Favorites

I’m writing this post as one of a group of posts with other bloggers about some things/items we just love about Fall. After you read my post, check out their posts below and see what things other people like about fall as well! There are things uniquely fall that...

What’s Different With Baby 4?

What’s Different With Baby 4?

I like to think of myself as a pretty confident mom. I’m the oldest of 8 kids so when my first came along I already had a lot of baby experience. For me, becoming a mom wasn’t nearly as difficult as it was for many of my peers. Even...

My Crazy, Busy, Too Short, Summer

My Crazy, Busy, Too Short, Summer

So, I honestly had planned to write more over the summer. But, it was simply a crazy summer and there was no time. I’ll go into more details in later posts but here’s the highlights: Hubby was traveling, a lot. He has customers out of state and had to...

Baby Updates

First things first. We went in for our gender ultrasound, and we’re having another boy. We’ll be at 2 girls and 2 boys when he arrives. A perfect set, in my opinion. I’m at 25 weeks so honestly just starting to get ready for the baby. There’s no rush...

Easter Traditions

Easter Traditions

I just love Easter! It’s really the first spring holiday and it’s a celebration of Life, Resurrection, and Spring! What more can you ask for in a holiday? Plus, since the only expected gift for Easter is an unreasonable amount of candy for the kids, it’s a super easy...

Friendships

Friendships

Friendships, now that’s a topic my husband and I have spent lots of time discussing. Here’s my thing with friendships. I tend to make them easily, and I have lots of friends. I love friends! But I have no really close friends. And when friends move to a different...

Starting Again

Starting Again

We all hate starting over – at least I do, so I assume everyone else does. Even my kids hate starting again. Because usually we’re starting over because we got something wrong. And if there’s anything worse that starting over, it’s admitting that I’ve gotten something wrong. I often have...

What my Kids think of the New Baby

What my Kids think of the New Baby

I have 3 children and while they each are super excited that we’re having another baby – they’ve been asking for one for basically forever – their responses have all been different. I can’t wait to see what they all think once the baby is here! First. Here’s what...

Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness

I’m currently pregnant with my 4th child and “enjoying” all the 1st trimester joys of morning sickness. Luckily for me, my morning sickness (all day sickness) is only in the 1st trimester. I’m not sure what would happen in my house if it lasted any longer. As I’m lying...