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2011-03-25

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Mom to six who loves sharing her journey of raising kids, wannabe organizing and the love of cooking. :D
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I'm just mom to 6 that loves to share funny stories, recipes, pictures, and connect with other.. moms! Just blogging about kids, life, and the pursuit of organization.

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Other Tags: reviews, kids, giveaways, organization, recipes

2 - Meet Chaz

My life in the Asperger lane. Chaz, my 10 year old was diagnosed with Aspergers when he was 5 years.. old. It explained a lot but I have so much more to learn to help my son. Seeking answers and.. documenting my journey here.

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Other Tags: autism, aspergers, adhd, family, special needs

Latest Blog Posts

  • Help Us Help Our Foster Son
    on Dec 16, 2016 in ABC15 Fostercare Fostering
    As seen on ABC15 Click here to read. http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/family-with-foster-children-fighting-to-renovate-home-for-kidsWe have set up a Go Fund Me account.  :)  Anything helps and will go stra...
  • When a Spiritual Attack Comes On Your Family
    on Jul 22, 2016 in Depression Spiritual Warfare
    These last couple of weeks were unbearably hard as I felt my patience level had dwindled.  I began to feel like a shadow of my former self.  It was rough.  In fact, I had extreme headaches every day, shaking, pains shooting up my side,...
  • Learning to Navigate New Life as a Foster Mom
    on Mar 18, 2016 in Foster Care
    I'm exciting about hitting up the Renaissance tomorrow with my kiddos and friends.  Of course, I always have to cram as many kids in my van as possible so I invited 4 extras besides my 8. When they told me they never went before I just HAD to br...
  • Foster Care Licensing Chaos
    on Mar 16, 2016 in Foster Care vacation
    Omgosh, we're finally done with all our foster care licensing!  We are just waiting for the final approval.  We started back in October and it took all of my free energy and time.  I'd take care of the kids all day and study late into...
  • 21 Day Fast for 2016
    on Jan 12, 2016
    I decided to try and do my own version of a beginning of year break from certain things that may pull me away from important things.  Also, maybe try a certain kind of fast called a Daniel fast.  I don't know.  It should be interesting...
  • Saying Goodbye to a Very Hard 2015
    on Jan 11, 2016 in Fasting Foster Care
    This last year was one of the hardest years I've been through in a very long, long time.  I was so happy to say goodbye to 2015.  One thing I'm closing the door to is having any adult/families move in.  I'll help find friends a shel...
  • Thanksgiving Stress and Untangling Bad Habits
    on Nov 28, 2015
    Old picWe had a wacky and rough Thanksgiving.  Sigh.  Sometimes it's great having family and friends and sometimes it's.... hard.  I'll point out the blessings though.  :)  My mom helped me great in the kitchen and really too...
  • Halloween 2015/ Foster Care Update
    on Nov 11, 2015 in Foster Care Halloween Holidays
    It's been amazing having 9 kids here ever since we got Michael.  It's definitely been an adjustment since I have a 6 month old and they both came in our lives almost around the same time.  So instead of adjusting for one kid, I'm adjus...
  • New School and New Bullies
    on Sep 13, 2015 in Homeschool School
    Okay, this is the news.  I had talked about how I was going to take a break this year.  I had gotten so busy I hadn't blogged much this past year.   Now you believe me?  Ha!  I love to blog! Ryan tested into 9th gra...
  • New Year, New ChangesWow, some big changes around here.  Can't talk about the details.  Just that there was a domestic violence situation with a family I knew, drove out of state to get them, did a stakeout for 6 hours, pulled them out, and now they are in a do...
  • What God Joins Together...
    on Jun 22, 2015 in Marriage
    Yes, I'm a Christian.  I asked Jesus into my heart when I was a little girl.  He has STAYED in my heart since then and I love him.  I'm so grateful for all he's done. But....I NEED HELP TODAY AND THE NEXT FEW DAYS TO ACT LIKE A CHRISTI...
  • Time is Passing
    on Jun 18, 2015
    As a mom, how do I be okay with watching my little ones just grow up and move away.  I sit here at 1am, looking at photos of acquaintances and their kids, realizing that I only blinked and they're grown.  Why does time have to go so fast?&n...
  • Yes, Christians Can Have Peace
    on Jun 15, 2015
    These last few months have been a mental struggle for me.  As much as I've tried to put my past beliefs behind me, I somehow have people in my life that follow me to remind me I've gone astray from God.  I know God's promises.  I remem...
  • Survival Mode
    on Jun 9, 2015
    Okay, sometimes there are days where Juliet puts me in complete survival mode. I feel as if I'm literally just surviving the day. It's gotten that hard. It's like she took the confidence I had in how I raised all the other kids and shred it to pieces...
  • Circumcision Day for Baby Jaxon
    on May 13, 2015 in circumcision large family newborn
    Cuddling Jaxon after he had his circumcisionMan, I feel emotionally drained from yesterday.  Jaxon had his circumcision.  After the doctor took him in I left outside so I wouldn't hear him crying.  However, he did have major numbing fi...
  • Baby Jaxon Martin!!!!
    on May 5, 2015
    Okay, so I'm in love.... again!!!! My sweet baby boy was born on April 24th.  What an amazing experience and by far my easiest labor. Can any future babies I have be this easy to deliver? I went in at 7am but they didn't get things started till...
  • How Different Will It Be with Siblings 3 Years Apart?
    on Apr 15, 2015 in Potty Training Pregnancy Toddlers
    38 weeks pregnant and no dilation.  That's fine!  :D  I'm STILL enjoying being pregnant.I can't believe my youngest two kids will be 3 years apart!  Now I'll know what it's like to have kids 1, 2, and 3 years apart.  I had my...
  • Extremely Dark Week (37 Weeks Pregnant)
    on Apr 12, 2015 in Pregnancy Sickness
    Wow, last week was definitely the worst week I had gone through in my entire pregnancy.  It was a painful, dark time and the only time I wished for Jaxon to come out and quick. It started Easter day when my son started throwing up and was f...
  • The 37 Week Pregnant Procrastinator
    on Apr 6, 2015 in Pregnancy Volunteer
    Oh my gosh!!!  I'm a huuuuge procrastinator.  You know why?  I realized that I'm 37 weeks so I need to buy a stroller, car seat, outfits, and diapers and asap.  So you know what I did?  I ordered it all (except the outfits) w...
  • Fun at the Beach and Knott's Berry Farm 2015!
    on Mar 27, 2015 in Friends large family Travel vacation
    What an amazing, fun time we had in California!  We took my family and some of our best friends came along with us in our 15 passenger van.  We stayed in the Knott's Berry Farm hotel with connecting rooms for four days.  The first day...
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