When I tell people that I have four kids, most of them give me the raised eyebrow better-you-than-me look. Nowadays it seems if you have more than three kids, people assume that you were the victim of an in vitro fertilization debacle. I get asked all the time are these ALL yours? Exactly why DID […]
You Are Pregnant: One Day You Will Have Nice Things Again
We all started from the same place. We needed that little bundle of joy to make our family feel whole. All we could think about was stylish nursery decor, adorable baby clothes, tiny diapers and that pink lotions that is, in fact, the epitome of baby smell. This baby will teach us what unconditional love […]
Chewbacca Makes Everything Better
I am a mother of four. Most of the time I make it look easy. I smile my big toothy smile. I am conscious of my brow and try to keep it looking free of stress and wrinkles. I try to keep my mama crazy eyes in check. If you are a mom, you know […]
Everyone Has That Relative
My kids have their Nanny (Grandma). She loves them dearly. She just doesn’t have a lot of time for senseless things such as reading the card before making her purchase. She made the proper adjustment though. And once it was returned to sender, she actually mailed it to our correct address! Happy Birthday baby boy! […]
You Don’t Like to Eat, I Don’t Like to Cook. Let’s Work Something Out.
When you become a mother you are forced to do things that you never imagined that you would ever do. Some of you actually enjoy cooking. Well not me. I would put that one in my top five list of things that I only do for love. The problem is when you have five people […]
Will My Kids Ever Work in This Town?
Being a parent today is no easy feat. Forget worrying about frivolous things such as if you will be able to feed them or pay for medical attention or put a roof over their head. What you really need to focus on is if they will ever get into college. That’s right! Today’s educational experience […]
What Happens When the Team Splits Up?
When you have a large family people often ask how do you do it, but the truth is, it just becomes the only way you know. You get used to the chaos and noise and bickering. The undertaking of mobilizing troops, just to run to the post office is…normal. So what happens when the madness […]
This is our family picture from last Christmas. Why yes the background tree IS awesome. The only reason we have this picture is because while at a Christmas party, a friend insisted that she was woman enough to capture all four Bell children in a still like fashion. You can imagine my surprise when she […]
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