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My life is a clown car

I woke up before six of my children this morning. Two were already awake and hanging out with daddy downstairs. When I was only about half-ready to embrace the day, I made the stairs creak. Their heads turned and my youngest said “Mama!” I’m a regular around here.

I sit in the desk chair […]

Solving a sweet mystery ~ Week 4

We returned from our getaway to Estes Park and the YMCA of the Rockies with mountain-dirtied laundry for 10 people and exhaustion. I needed a vacation. We spent Monday being quiet and boring.

The rest of the week featured easing back into life and trying to stay cool during a record-breaking string of high […]

Ten things about being pregnant in your 40s

My Grandma Alice had kids into her 40s, thrived

My first three kids were born in my 20s. The next five were born in my 30s. Now, I am expecting baby #9 and I’m in my 40s. It’s a whole different ride.

1. People, and by people I mean people in scrubs at […]