Bringing home baby

We are coming up on two weeks of being parents to five precious girls. The transition from four to five has been smooth so far. Our baby, Lara Penelope, has been restful and healthy, nursing well and sleeping often. While it is certainly a lot of work to care for a newborn and maintain a…

Finding the Joys of Childbearing in the Midst of the Trials.

We are expecting our fifth daughter this November. My house is getting a little less organized, a little more dusty, foot prints can be seen on the hardwood and dust bunnies have settled in the corners. There are often times that someone steps out of the shower to find there are no clean towels in…

I confess! I’m a Target-loving Mama, and here’s why.

In need of diapers and malt-o-meal, we plan our monthly- er, my bank account is showing weekly trip to Target. We all get dressed, all children are even wearing shoes, and at least three out of four have had their hair brushed. We find that shady parking space way far away from the entrance because…

Vanilla Yogurt Cake with Trader Joe’s lemon curd

Spring is officially here and this quick and easy cake is amazing for special occasions or a fancy after lunch tea party with my girls. They ask for it all the time and Auston and I love it too. It’s rare for me to find a dessert that I like that doesn’t include chocolate so…