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Why People Can't Just Adopt a Baby
Parenting

Why People Can’t Just Adopt a Baby

I’m writing this post today from a place of sadness. I’ve made it no secret that I’ve wanted another baby over the past couple years but it’s just not seeming possible. I actually really want to adopt, but apparently (despite everything I’ve heard) people can’t just adopt a baby. I had no idea. We turned …

Back to School During COVID-19
Parenting

Back to School During COVID-19

It’s official: my kids are going back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how I’m feeling, how that looks here, and what’s happening with our lives. Spoilers: I have mixed feelings. Back to School During COVID-19 If everything was up to me, we wouldn’t be going back. Unfortunately, I share my 5 kids with …

10 Things I Love About Having My Kids Home
Parenting

10 Things I Love About Having My Kids Home

So right now we’re all stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which means the kids are out of school. I’m still doing my best to keep up with work while juggling everything, and it’s going fine. A lot of parents are complaining but honestly I disagree! There’s so many things I love about …

10 Things I Love About Having Older Kids
Parenting

10 Things I Love About Having Older Kids

I can’t believe my babies are already five! I guess that officially means I’m no longer a parent of preschoolers… Everyone’s a ‘big kid’ now! Sure, the littlest ones still need a lot of attention, can’t read, and sometimes still wake up in the night, but it’s different. We are letting go of the baby, …

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