“I didn’t want to ride the roller coasters today!  

Parenting can be so much like a visit to an amusement park.  Some days we are able to just sit on the bench and watch the roller coasters go up and down, and side to side; twisting and turning with heart stopping drops and loops.  We sit calmly, while screams of fun and fear echo

“The Not So Perfect Family:  The Backstory Revealed”

Our family brought up the gifts at church on Sunday……Sounds good – right?  Well here’s the backstory…….  We made it to church with not too many arguments (there are always some with all the personalities in our clan).  We pour out of our not so subtle, 12 passenger van…..4 teenage girls and 1 preteen boy,

Start the New Year off with Organizing Success: 10 Quick Organizing Projects

Organizing can seem so overwhelming!  I know that starting is half the battle, so here are 10 quick organizing projects to get you started and give you a boost of success. Before you start, even these quick projects, remember to always declutter first.  Clean out the chosen area and then organize it!  Do NOT just

Celebrating the Small Victories

I have decided that being a Mom is all about celebrating the small victories.  So often our world looks to the big events and big accomplishments.  I think that in the world of parenting it is the small victories that mean the most.