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 […]
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 […]
So let’s talk about the woman behind the awesome family, tidy house and tiny dog. What makes me tick? What are the things that allow me to continue to function well in my roll as maid, short order cook, driver, tutor, nurse, psychologist, interior designer, dog groomer, secretary of the mommy club, preschool room mom, […]
Here they are as requested. You don’t have to count. There are 39. I weeded some out recently and this is what remains. You see I do have flat sandals! Unfortunately my OCD required them to be in order of tallest to flattest so all of the prettiest ones are hidden in the middle.
Let’s face it. When you are as tiny as P. Leni everyone knows you are only here to entertain us. She has warmed up to our family quite nicely. She is a pistol and can often be seen nipping at heels or whining because she is not big enough to climb the steps. Be real […]
This is the newest member of the family. She was born November 21, 2012, weighing in at 1 pound and two ounces at 8 weeks old. A girl needs a coat with a furry leopard print collar or none at all.
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 […]