Thirty Five and a Half-almost

In a few weeks, I will have a 16-year-old, a 9-year-old, a five-year-old and a three-year-old. My heart aches. I can feel all the muscles in my heart tense up every time I let the weight of that statement rest on my shoulders. As I dramatically deal with this closing season of my life, like […]

Motherhood From Where I Sit.

 Something about the Spring seems to make kids grow faster. As soon as Spring finally dug her heels in and decided to stay all three of my babies leveled up into new phases of life. My last baby is stepping into toddler-hood. His vocabulary has grown exponentially. This week alone he has added several words to his […]

Ten Reasons I Love My Husband.

 Today is my 8 year wedding Anniversary! At this time 8 years ago I was sitting in a salon chair getting my veil secured to my head. I have had some trouble figuring out when to write lately. I have traded in my 5am pump for some sleep, and I have left you guys lonely. […]

The Lost Art of Customer Service.

 I have high standards, and I am not talking about leaving a grammar error undetected on the blog. I am talking about for things that really matter. Like Customer Service when I go shopping. I started working at 15. I blame My Portuguese Immigrant parents who work like dogs, and my high school bff who […]

Who’s That Coming From Somewhere Up in the Sky?

 I feel like walking around with a toddler and a baby in his backpack is like having your very own care bear belly badge. I feel like a ray of sunshine out in the world when I am by myself with the two littlest ones in the brood. As soon as I buckle Last baby […]

Iced Coffee and Perspective

I am sipping a Hazelnut Iced coffee from a  local chain called Brewed Awakenings. I did not anticipate a delectable flavored coffee today, but The Hubbs thought it wise to bring one home. Knowing that a sip of artificially flavored caffeine would calm down my urge to run his face over with a Hummer. This […]

10 Things to Do With Kids This Sumer For Less Than An Ice Coffee.

The Summer. We spent long late Winter days digging ourselves out of snow drifts waiting for this! Kids home from school looking at you to fill the summer with countless adventures.  You looking at your bank account dwindling from those stupid ice dams that damaged so much more then your roof.  Here are some great […]

Adventures with the Brood: The Boston Museum of Science

Hitting the road with a big family is costly, but there are ways to get more bang for your buck! Todays adventure is all about the Boston Museum of Science! Packing up the mini van is always interesting to say the least, but now that I am pumping for a four month it old it […]