This Friday, you actually get the story of the week, peppered with quotes (as noted by the fancy-shmancy italics).  This is a doozie and totally sums up life with five kids.  Enjoy. Last Friday afternoon, just before naptime, the kids were playing hide-n-go seek.  All fine and dandy until someone gets hurt, right?  I call them out…

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I get that question.  A lot.  It’s usually answered with an, “It depends on the day” or “I don’t really know” or “One day at a time.” I remember many years ago, when Will was just an infant in my arms, attending a mom’s group at my parish.  Around that table sat many years of motherly…

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Oh, I don’t know about you, but this week just feels different.  Mostly in a good way.  I have so many blog posts floating around in my noggin.  So many crazy, wonderful, heart-changing things have happened in the last week.  I find that as no coincidence. Next week.  Next week. Today is all about the foot…

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“This is like a date night!”Scott and I during Will’s birthday sleepover. No really.  We had so many parents tell us, “Good luck” or “suckers!” or “hang in there” when they dropped off their boys for the party.  To tell you the truth, I was pretty excited.  We shipped off the middle three to my…

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Several years ago, we were inspired to take our children on a 10-year-old trip.  Two families, from completely different paths of life, do something similar.  They are families we greatly admire – they are Catholic, they are faithful and they are focused on raising children with integrity.  To the Aitchison and Thoman families, thank you…

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