Saying Thank You To Mom On Mother’s Day

It’s  Mother’s Day 2018!  When I think back to honoring my mother on this day we always had the homemade gifts we would make and I think as a mother of 6 kids those are always my favorite gifts.

I am a mother of 6 AWESOME KIDS and 19 GRANDKIDS. I feel so blessed as a mom and grandma. As they send me gifts I cherish everyone and they always touch my heart.

 I go and see my 88 year old mother every month. She is 5 hours from me but what an honor it is to take care of her in her aging years.

I think I have gotten to know more about her than I ever did when I was growing up.  Sometimes she is very frustrating but then I realize she is fighting to stay independent and that is hard when your sight is almost gone and you have a back that is way bent over with Scoliosis.

I remember when she had to get a NEW knee.  I went up to take care of her and as she tried to lay on her couch and I on the loveseat, what memories we made that night.

She grew up very poor and her mom died when she was only 10 years old. She taught me a lot growing up from putting me in 4-H, (won a lot of first place ribbons at the fair) piano lessons for 10 years, some singing lessons and always tell the truth.

This year with my siblings we wanted to get something different so we purchase an Alexa. She said she wanted someone to talk to, as my dad died 18 years ago. I really think she will love it.

Lets go out and Celebrate Our Mothers this year and really show them how much they mean to us.

Now lets talk about other ways to celebrate mom this year…..


Incredible Paper Peonies By Dreamy Posy……Can you believe that these beautiful paper peonies were made with Printer Paper!?

Turn the Page  To See How To Make a Beautiful Bouquet for Mom.

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A simple step by step tutorial shows you how to make a Beautiful Handmade DIY Birds Nest Necklace that looks absolutely stunning from Busy Creating Memories.



DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Edible Fruit Flower Arrangement From Divas Can Cook. 

DIY Raspberry and Lemon Sugar Scrub Recipes with FREE Printable Gift Labels..via Reasons to Skip the Housework


DIY Farmhouse Style Flower Pots….. Make cute, quirky flower pots with just some chalk paint and a sharpie! These would be cute herb planters or succulent planters. They are inexpensive – even cheap at less than ten bucks for the whole set! It’s a great gift for Mother’s Day! (Via Our Handcrafted Life)

A Very Easy Jewelry Project To Make…..DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet.   (Via Everything Etsy)


Cute Gifts…Crochet Spiral Scrubbies In 5 Minutes Flat, Perfect For Washing Up and In The Shower & Machine Washable..via The Whoot.


Ladies This Is A Great Mother’s Day Gift For YOU….Get Your Post Spring Box At FABFITFUN ONLY $39.99 With Code SUNSHINE.

eos Lip Balm Printable Mothers Day Cards… Make The Perfect Card For Your Special Mom. It is a Mother’s Day Card She Can Use! 

(via Skip To My Lou)

It’s Time To Garden Make Mom Some Gardener’s Bliss Hand Salve…..via Hearth and Vine.

Have a Wonderful Mother’s Day,



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The Miracle Of Motherhood

I am a mother of six children.  All of them are grown now with children of their own. I was very sick with all of my children. I could always tell when I was pregnant because I would be sick from the time I conceived until the day after delivery.

I know what you are all thinking–then why did you keep getting pregnant?

I always knew there was one more until my last daughter was born. I am a very lucky mom to have such wonderful children! I thought it would be fun to write a blog all about children.  Tag along and let me know what you think.

Congratulations on being pregnant and having a baby Now it’s time to start planning, since having a baby can be a fun, yet stressful time.  Being pregnant can be one of the best times of your life.


Whether you are going to be a parent for the first time or you are on baby number three, no doubt you are looking for great baby info. After all, it doesn’t matter how many times you’re a parent, you still need advice. Remember Babies are such a nice way to start people.

Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting and joyful times of your life but in the same respect it is also terrifying! There are a lot of decisions to be made; are you going to breast or bottle feed?

And what are you going to do in terms of child care? All in all it can often end up being very overwhelming, especially if you are a first time parent!

I love this statement…………..Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God. Did you Know?? A baby is born every seven seconds. Babies cry but they don’t produce tears until one to three months after birth.

Babies are born with very poor vision but can recognize their mothers almost right away Babies are always born with blue eyes, within a few moments of delivery their eye color can change Babies are born without kneecaps.

You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world…. talk about a lot of celebrating. Newborns usually double their weight by six months.

Next time you are cuddling the toilet and throwing up, bear in mind that, according to a study in Canada, moms who have morning sickness have children with higher IQ levels. Makes it all worthwhile doesn’t it?!!

It’s harder to sing while you are pregnant! A new study has found that women find it harder to sing while they are pregnant. Maybe it’s me, but doesn’t this seem a strange thing to study?

The Honest Company


THEY GROW UP SO FAST There are common phrases that get tossed around when you are near a baby.  It’s typical for people to stop and gawk all gooey eyed and say things like “you’re baby is so adorable, so well mannered.”  They can’t help themselves. 

Especially if they’re older people.  But then I also see plenty of young people, kids, teenagers, or young couples who can’t resist staring at a baby.  And there is a fascination we human beings have when it comes to age. 




We’re always curious how old a person is, and we become even more curious when it comes to babies.  Because those of us who aren’t familiar with raising a baby, those of us who aren’t used to distinguishing a baby’s age just by looking at them, we have to ask people how old their baby is. It’s just funny to me that people ask that with babies, but you never see some guy out at Sam’s Club with his teenage daughter and people stopping him and asking him how old his daughter is. 

That would just be weird and scary depending on who asks. category_babies-and-children-resized The most common phrase  people say in reference to having babies, is the phrase, ” they grow up so fast don’t they?”

It’s true that babies are adorable, that they’re so little, so fragile, yet so amusing that I think there’s a part of us that, even though we don’t always prefer changing the poop diapers, or dealing with the throw up, or dealing with the drooly mouths and the crying of a teething baby, we just can’t help ourselves from enjoying the beauty, the sensation of a young baby discovering the beginning stages of a brand new life where everything is fun and amusing. 

We say this phrase, “they grow up so fast” because it’s inevitable that it’s going to happen.  We almost have to stop and look at them sometimes to notice how much they’ve changed in just a year of being alive.

  It’s really amazing because we look at them and forget that it wasn’t an instant transition for them to crawl or to take their first attempts at walking.

  We get used to their first laugh and then it turns into baby babble that we never get tired of because it’s so adorable, but then soon the babbling will take shape into words and it will feel as though they have always been talking.  And it’s because life goes by so fast, or so it seems to us who are so busy in raising a child in this busy world. 

So remember that phrase, no matter how often you hear it.  Cherish the baby that is in your life, slow down and enjoy the moments you get to play with them and to experience their innocence, their joy of discovery at this early point in their lives.

After the initial joy of discovering a pregnancy, the question every mom- or dad-to-be asks is inevitably: What will I name my baby? A few names I like our……

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Popular girl names are…







Or Join the thousands who have found The Name Book to be a treasured resource when choosing a name–a gift to your child that lasts a lifetime.



 I found this wonderful website for babies. It is a simple web guide for online baby games, stories, and more.  It is called Baby Games Online. Turn the Page and check it out.


More Facts About Babies Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adult we have only 206 in our bodies.  The Reason?  Some bones fuse together later. A fetus in the womb can hear. 

Tests have shown that fetuses respond to various sounds just as vigorously as they respond to pressure and internal sensations In the first year of life your baby will triple his weight, increase his length by 50%, double the size of his brain, and create every nerve cell he will ever have.

Children born in the month of May are on the average 200 grams heavier at birth than children born in any other month. A newborn baby’s head accounts for about one-quarter of it’s entire weight. According to researchers at the University of Texas, babies like pretty faces better than plain ones.

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  Best Job In The World By Darlene Buechel

I’ve been a mom (mother) for over 15 years now, and along with gaining spider veins, 25 pounds, and a few dozen worry wrinkles, I’ve gained knowledge.

For Instance, I learned a major lesson when my darling daughter, age 3, put her peanut butter sandwich in the VCR slot. It seemed she wanted to “watch” her lunch instead of “little Mermaid”. Trust me…VCR’s do not eject Peanut Butter Sandwiches!

In the twelve years since that sticky incident, I’ve also learned the following gems of wisdom:



1. A new mom really can get by on 3 hours and seventeen minutes of sleep per night. You could use the bags under your eyes to pack for a cruise, but at least the sweet smell of poopy diapers can act as smelling  salts to revive you.

2.If it’s 2 am and your toddler shines, “Mommy, my tummy hurts!”, you have three seconds to react before his stomach contents wind up on your pillow case.

3. A two year old can stuff half a purple crayon up his nose in the time it takes to tie your 4- years old’s shoe.

4. Your proudly potty-trained 3-yr-old will always have to “go” after she’s bundles into a long underwear, pants, and snow suit.

5. A mom can have  a 102 degree fever, hacking cough, and horrible rash, but she still has to make super, and make a cover for the 6th grade Science book, and take a sliver out of an 8-year-old’s finger.

6. If head lice is invading your son’s class, he’ll pick that day to borrow Josh’s comb (even though he usually never combs his hair).

7. A teenager may call your jokes lame–but she usually repeats them to her friends.

8. Nothing feels better after a hard day at the office, dentist, or tax accountant, than a big hug and sticky “tootsie roll” kiss from your favorite kid.

9. The best presents are not made of gold or silver, but consist of uncooked macaroni noodles glued to a jar and sprayed with paint.

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Being a Mom is the best job in the world, and it’s truly worth the spider veins, extra pounds and extra wrinkles. As your pregnancy draws near, labor is approaching and soon you will be having your baby. 

Being pregnant has been a tiring time of your life, and you are now in labor and heading to the hospital.  You will soon be having the chance to meet your precious baby and a whole new world will begin for you and your family. 

At last you have gone through the agonizing hours of labor and delivery, and now the hard work and preparations of being pregnant and having a baby have paid off! 

You are now holding your baby, and your partner and you have made it through your pregnancy.  Isn’t having a

baby fun?

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See tiny fingers and tiny toes, Bright baby eyes, cute baby nose; Hear baby gurgles and baby sighs, As Mom and Dad sing lullabies.

Life is changed, but that’s okay; It’s fun to spend glad hours each day, Taking time for all the good That comes along with parenthood.


(Check Out 46 Birth Photos That Are Worth Having a Baby For….it’s Amazing, you know what you are on the table to do…all the pushing and breathing, but once the little one hits the air you are shocked. I Love It!)




Now that you are through with having a baby, life continues. You and your partner will now go through a process of live changing events, from good to bad.

Time will go quickly, so enjoy each and every day with your baby!

A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.

Enjoy Your Children They Grow Up Way Too Fast!



Take Care,



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