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One on One Time with Multiple Children

One of the things that can be the most guilt inducing when you have several children is the issue of one on one time with individual children. I’ve even seen mothers of just two kids ask how to accomplish this. … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution

In any family, there is conflict. In a larger family, there is more conflict! This week for family meeting, the important item on the agenda was: Conflict Resolution I created a simple Conflict Resolution Model and printed it out. photo … Continue reading

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Family Meeting

At our house, we recently started a new weekly tradition. Monday night is our Family Meeting Do you have something similar at your house? Family Meetings are a chance for us to gather and: Discuss future plans (weekend fun, vacations, … Continue reading

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Large Family Laundry Solutions: “Before”

I knew something had to change. I’ve been spending far too much time doing laundry for my large family (there are 7 of us, with one on the way). Interestingly, in my days as a single mom of 4, I … Continue reading

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WW: Good Dads Are Hot

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How Did You Know?

Last Saturday night I was at a show with some friends, listening to a local band, 3 of whose members are friends of mine. A girlfriend of mine came up to me and said (actually more accurate to say she … Continue reading

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So Much To Say

“So much to say, so much to say, so much to say…” – “So Much To Say” Dave Matthews band The funny thing about blogging? The busier (and therefore more blogworthy) your life, the less you’re able to blog. I … Continue reading

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He Is a Natural Daddy

I was concerned about getting remarried. I was concerned about finding a man worthy of a 5 member fan club (because I wouldn’t be with anyone that my children didn’t adore). I was concerned about (God forbid!) attracting someone who … Continue reading

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Reading To Daddy Zeke

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She Calls Him Daddy

I’ve never seen her glow like this. And I have to compete with my daughters for room in his lap.

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