What 10 children under 11 looks like

      This is what a family with ten children under 11-years-old looks like. (Well, if you ignore Caitlin over there on the left). Wonder if they’ll look as cute when they’re teens?                                          … Read More

How children in large families suffer when a new baby is born

  If you heed the oft-quoted concerns about children in large families you would be hard pressed to decide on what is worse for them. Is it the resentment older kids have when a new sibling is born, or is it the lack of attention a younger child with so many older siblings receives? Jealousy occurs,… Read More

Ages and stages

    Today brings a range of parenting emotions to the fore as my oldest, Ben celebrates his 20th birthday. It seems like it was only a short while ago that he was a chubby baby, bouncing in his seat, taking in the world around him.  Just like Isobel is now…     And I… Read More

Libby knows just what to say!

    15-month-old Libby knows just what to say to Mummy!     Too sweet!     Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe… Read More

It’s Our Wedding Anniversary Today

    Today is our tenth wedding anniversary. It also marks the fifteenth year since we reunited after breaking up for a few years. It’s the “tin” anniversary, apparently. Which reminds me that I need a new tin opener. Ten years ago there were three children in the family. Now there are eleven. I wonder… Read More