Serene Sunday - Lessons for Our Children - It's OK to Fail
12/02/2012 09:30:03 AM
Serene Sunday - it is important to teach our children it is ok to fail and then keep going.
Each Serene Sunday throughout the month of December will be devoted to exploring lessons for our children. As a mother of four, lessons for children are a large part of my daily existence. With this se..
12/01/2012 18:39:35 PM
A young child, who knows enough words to communicate can describe their life in the womb
The day Melissa turned two, her godmother dropped by to celebrate her birthday. Since Melissa was very articulate for her age, her godmother wanted to try an experiment she had about read in a hospital newsl..
My Baby EATS Dogfood?!
11/27/2012 09:13:58 AM
baby crawling cruiser
The pivotal point, where Anthony's crawling speed accelerated dramatically, was when he discovered the bowl of dog food.
Life was especially chaotic after the birth of our eighth and ninth children because everyone was still fourteen and under. It was difficult ..
Why do I want to Blog?
11/27/2012 00:03:11 AM
It has been a while. It has been such a long while that many of you may question the Subject of this post and ask “You don’t blog so often, so why do you call yourself a blogger?”
Well, here is the deal. The past one year of my life has been like that super fast train in Japan. Ad..
11/26/2012 23:13:10 PM
11 people wear 22 socks/day x 7 days = 154 individual socks/ week
Socks Need To Be Paired! Or Do They? This was the brillant question I asked myself.
The only thing that will kill you as a mother of a large family is pairing socks.
There are solutions. Some are outrageous. For example, I re..
Humour Stops Mental Kung-Fu
11/26/2012 20:27:38 PM
Quotes on my fridge that cut worry off at the knees.
Posted on my fridge right at my eye level (I'm 5'1") are quotes that are key to my sanity. When I feel at my wit's end, this quote makes me laugh and cuts through stress.One in four people are mentally unbalanced.Think of three frien..
A Good Irish Wake For A Good Irish Man
11/26/2012 20:19:39 PM
Cecil had been intrigued by our children's creativity.
Everyone spoke up and added their favourite memories of Cecil Foley and the quirky Juneaus
Everyone else had left the funeral home as Cecil’s family and mine shared another amusing memory and laughed together. I had broken the ice with..
The Battle of the Bugs
11/25/2012 21:18:28 PM
The Battle Of The Bugs
The phrase 'quit nit-picking' took on a whole new meaning after our official Lice Week.
Once again the school had sent notes home about another outbreak of head lice but of course I was confident that we had never had and never would get lice. Over the phone, the school..
Peanut Butter Paint
11/24/2012 16:54:42 PM
Suddenly my passive baby mutated into a travelling disaster
This run-about-baby's exploits are simply legendary.
The terrible twos.
Do those words send shivers down your spine like they do mine? Those two little words evoke many awful and amusing scenarios but the most dramatic usually involved ..
Exploding Cow Pies
11/24/2012 08:59:43 AM
What did this fun-loving father do to amuse the throng of children who surrounded him?
We expect playful pranks from boys in their early teens because they delight in stretching the boundaries. Firecrackers offer many exciting possibilities to a creative thirteen year old.
My son, David, alo..
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