Exhaustion has set in. This always makes me more emotional. I have worked for the last 22 days with one partial day off. I do work a desk job but almost all overtime is on your feet. It is what it is. It could be much worse. However sheer exhaustion of being a wife, mother […]

One of those days

Yesterday was one of those days. In reality it has been one of those two-week periods. It has been rough. In short, we are home bodies. For home bodies, being out every night for several weeks is exhausting. Absolute physical and mental exhaustion. When we got married, the only piece of advise my Dad gave […]

Mother’s Day

My intent for this blog was not to be all about my struggles with having babies. But that’s what the first few posts have been about.  So why not talk about Mother’s Day. Of course I love Mother’s Day.  It’s a day that is all about me.  Even though my husband always jokes that he […]

More babies, yes or no

For me, the thought of more babies is not a simple answer.  I long for another baby.  I have never felt that our family is complete, at least not yet.  I always thought there would be one more, maybe two more.  But for sure, one more. When we were surprised with baby #2 just 8 […]

Will there be more babies

Just yesterday at church, I was asked if there would be more babies in our future.  I guess I should take it as a compliment that people don’t automatically know I am pretty close to 40 or they just assume that door might not be closed.  However, over the last 24 hours,  I keep thinking, […]


You see, I am one of those women who adored being pregnant. I am not a small girl so getting a big huge belly was a little freeing for me. For once I wasn’t trying to cover it up.:)  I loved everything about being pregnant except throwing up. As a little girl I dreamed of […]