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Being a Mother

I am so grateful to be here on this earth to live, cry, laugh, learn and play with my children. I realized again today that I am living the perfect life…being a mother. I was given a Greg Olsen picture entitled “Take My Hand” from EB today for Mother’s Day. This is a special picture to…

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See Others as They May Become

 As a less than perfect mother, I can get a bit cranky as I deal daily with my less than perfect children.  There is so much to teach these wonderful people I live with and in so little time. And I’m not just talking just about academics or how to brush your teeth. Are they…

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One Last Week with JQ

My third son, JQ, is leaving next week and won’t be home for two years. I have one last week with him and then he is gone to be “all grown up”. In my patriarchal blessing it said my children would “grow up around” me. I HAVE LOVED EVERY SECOND OF THAT “GROWING UP“. It…

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The Faces of Babups

Before the month of March is over, which it soon will be, I wanted to spotlight our March baby, handsome and fun-loving son, Babups. I was looking through my pictures and I saw so many darling pictures of him.  Pictures that were so cute, hilarious, and just Babups.  They warmed my heart and made me…

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Dish Motto

Dishes and laundry teach me so many great lessons. I just wish my children would heed those same tutoring gems. Like… “Do Your Best” “Finish What You Start” “Don’t Give Up” “You Can Do Hard Things” “Service is Happiness” “Hard Work is Priceless” “Many Hands Make Light Work” “A Family that Works Together, Stays Together”…