I love having a large family, most of the time. I enjoy the chaos and craziness of my kids. But there are times when I just need a break. Like after this weekend, for example. Saturday, I woke up after only four and a half hours of sleep (and four little feet in my back), gave my daughters their … [Read more...] about Chaos and Craziness
After trying to put my sleeping 18 MO down for the third time Friday night, I'd finally had it. She needed to learn how to fall asleep on her own. Being a breastfed baby, she'd always fallen asleep in my arms, even after I weaned her. She would take her little hand and stick it inside my shirt … [Read more...] about I’m Not Supernanny!
Why is it that I have to drag my kids out of bed Monday through Friday mornings, but come Saturday and Sunday they are up at the crack of dawn? The two days of the week that I can actually sleep in (to 8 or 9 if I'm lucky, woo-hoo!) and they have to get up at 6. To top it all off, it isn't like … [Read more...] about You Gotta Love the Weekend
Please visit my site to follow my progress and donate to the cause! www.the3day.org/goto/k8thegreat_2010 (the 2009 version has been disabled) to view the slideshow from the walk go here. Please support me as I take an amazing journey in the fight against breast cancer! The Breast Cancer 3-Day is … [Read more...] about Join me in the fight against breast cancer
No, I don't need a day away from my mom (on the contrary, I could use a visit right now). I need a day away from my kids. Don't get me wrong I LOVE my children. Some days it is just hard to cope with 5 kids underfoot. And it is twice as hard because I work out of my home so I am here 24/7-- apart … [Read more...] about I need a Mommy Free Day