Secret Natural Home Remedies For Your Family

Whether it’s allergies, the common cold, or even a case of head-lice, natural and home-made remedies are almost always preferable to store bought treatments. Over the counter solutions are commonly laced with harmful and unnecessary chemicals that are especially dangerous for children. However, many people decide against their best interests for the sake of saving time. This article is about showing you how home-made alternatives to almost any store bought remedy are as simple and inexpensive as can be: 1.   Peppermint Nettle Tea – When we imagine Read More …

Tips For Making Everyone Get Along

When you become a mom, you learn quickly that having children is not all fairytales and roses. Having kids can be trying and frustrating, but something that you would not change for anything in the world. One issue that moms across the globe can relate to is when the kiddos do not get along. No matter how close or far apart in age your children are, they are going to fuss and fight at some point. Having five children, I completely understand how kids can fight and Read More …

The Upside to Having 5 Kids

Many people may look at having five children as a curse, but I see it as a blessing. I love my children and would not take away any of them. It can be difficult when it comes to holidays or simply finding time for yourself, but we make do, learning how to be happy and love each other. There is an upside to having so many children, extra hands around the house to help out and someone to spend time with. Below are a few of my Read More …

The Downside To Having 5 Kids

Having five kids’ means I know what it is like to be busy. I am constantly on the go, be it at my children’s activities or doing things around the house. I love being a mom and each one of my children, but there is a downside to having this many children. While I would not trade my life for anything, I have had to come to a few realizations, some I am sure many moms in a big family have thought of many times before.   Read More …

How Many Kids Is Enough?

For some reason, Americans think it is okay to be in other people’s business. As soon as you get married, everyone is asking, ‘When will you have kids?’ and ‘How many will you have?’ It seems everyone is interested in your love life instead of just letting you be and decide on your own. Once you do decide to have children and one comes along, the next question is ‘When will you have another one?’ These questions are really rather rude but what every family hears when Read More …

How I Get My Kids In On Spring Cleaning

For many moms, spring cleaning is something they do not look forward to. For me, I enjoy a fresh home and working on each room, organizing and decluttering. I know, it’s weird! But I love it. I have successfully been able to get my kids involved and would like to share what we do, so maybe others can learn to love spring cleaning. I look at it as a way to enjoy my home, removing the old and bringing in the new. With five children, I have Read More …

Getting Our Home Ready For Summer

With five kids in the home, this mama certainly looks forward to summer. During the summer months we spend a great deal of time outside, which means the kids use up their energy and sleep well each night. Summer is a time filled with barbeques, fireflies, water fun and more. During the spring months, my family begins to get the home ready for summer. Below are a few of the steps we take to prepare for the summer months.   Put Away Winter Clothing Because winter is Read More …