Crossroads.

I feel like life has got us sitting at a little bit of a crossroads right now.  FullPlateDad and I have quite a few decisions to make, and while my instinct is to turn one direction, his is to go another.  This is where having ten kids is hard.  When you’re driving a large bus, […]

Continue Reading

A Day in the Life.

I work outside the home part-time.  When I’m at work, FPD is home and vice versa.  I also own a small business, so when I am at home, I spend my time juggling the kids and answering emails, Facebook messages, etc related to both the business and adoption.  My days inside the home are a […]

Continue Reading

A Better Me.

FPD and I have always been cognizant about personal fitness, him more so with all his marathon training.  I am a reluctant runner.  I do it to spend time with him and so that I don’t weight 450 lbs.  My problem is in the way I eat.  I feel awful about it.  I am a […]

Continue Reading

Marriage Maintenance (with 9 kids).

I got so many wonderful comments about my post on our work with our precious Bubbly girl.  She had a rough day yesterday, but we talked it out.  Talked.  We never used to be able to do this.  It used to be that rough days involved tantrums, screaming and lots of physical aggression.  They don’t […]

Continue Reading