This past weekend I was supposed to go on my first “girls weekend” in three years. Instead, I was sick so lounged on the couch with children piled on top of me. But, I did pull up one of my old posts and reflected upon “The Rule”. How much do you talk to your friends about your kids?
My ninety-two-year-old grandmother has given birth to a lot of babies. She had babies in…Continue
Added by Julie Cole on October 25, 2011 at 10:55am — No Comments
You’d think the statement “It’s not fair” would be commonly heard around our house. Strangely, it’s not. Or at least it wasn’t. I’m not sure why we had the good fortune of escaping it for so long, but it has recently become a part of our family’s vernacular.
It’s actually kind of surprising the kids didn’t think to use it before. I suspect there are plenty of occasions in our biggie-sized family that they could have. Like on movie night when I put out one big bowl of popcorn and it’s…Continue
Added by Julie Cole on September 28, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments
By the time I had my sixth kid, I figured I had this parenting thing wrapped up.
Well, this cheeky toddler has knocked me square off my parenting high horse. One of our babysitters describes him as an adorable weirdo. One of his weirdo things is that every night for the last six months, he has insisted upon falling asleep on the family room floor. I later transport him to a suitable…Continue
Added by Julie Cole on August 31, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments
I’m a little bit nosey and don’t pretend otherwise. On my recent travels to a conference, I injected myself into a couple of situations that were none of my business. I just couldn’t help…Continue
Added by Julie Cole on July 6, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments
I was recently given an amazing opportunity from my friends at Disney Canada to attend the Disney Social Media Moms conference in Orlando. I jumped at the chance – by March, who doesn’t need to get a hit of that happy drug the Big Mouse deals out?
The added bonus was that this conference is a family getaway….well, for a family of four, anyway. Once I got a friend to agree to come…Continue
Added by Julie Cole on March 30, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments
Two years ago I was pregnant with my sixth baby and boarded a 15 hour flight with my five small children. I was horrified to discover that the airline had put me beside a small child traveling…Continue
Added by Julie Cole on January 3, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments