Baby Number 7, Depression and our ever-changing family

Foster Care

You know when something happens in your life that completely shakes you.  Like everything is going just fine, and then your world is rocked.  Forever changed.  Like you can never go back to the person who you were before because of a certain experience/person/place?  Well that is exactly what happened […]

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Americana Waves Water Park & Hotel – Niagara Falls

We said goodbye to our foster sons a little over a week ago.  Everyone asks how we deal with the sadness of saying goodbyes to these little people we love so much.  Honestly, the best way I can get through is just to keep busy.  I also like to plan […]

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Budgeting for a Family Vacation

Does travel seem out of the question at this stage in your life?  Taking kids on planes or on long road trips can be trying.  Where will the money come from?  How will be kids react when being out of routine?   Here is the thing, traveling with kids is […]

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Simple Easter Tablescape

Do you love the look of the fancy Easter table settings, but lack the time, funds and maybe the creative ability to throw it all together? I love the idea of a beautiful decorated table for each season, and holiday.  However my  big obstacles are the funds – I mean […]

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The right frame of mind:stay motivated, lose weight.

Losing weight is such a common thing that so many new moms struggle with.  What was once easy, is now so hard.  I mean with caring for another human, hormone fluctuations and lack of sleep, having the energy to work out, and eat right is so difficult.  I hear you mamas. […]

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