Life, Love, & Laundry — Kids

Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

Posted by Lisa Stevens on

Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

I want to start off by saying I love my kids...I really do. I love them, I enjoy hanging with them (most of the time) I even love all their strengths and weaknesses....I love watching them grow and change and become more of who they are deep down.  But this blog post is about how much I enjoy when they are not around. lol This week is March Break here in New Brunswick. Usually we try and do something as a family, even just hanging at the house with movies and popcorn and homemade pizza, or sliding or skating. But...

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The Cursed Blessing of Parenting

Posted by Ben Stevens on

The Cursed Blessing of Parenting

The one thing I can say for certain is I have experience when it comes to parenting,  since I have five children.  Now I have to say that even though I have five kids, I have never been a fan of babies, which I know is not popular to say.  The most common response when I share is "But babies are so cute, how could you not like babies".  Interestingly enough, I never get that response from people who currently have a baby in their home, more often the response then is "I get it, babies are hard".  That truth...

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Style

Posted by Lisa Stevens on

Style

As a mother it has always been important to me to let my children feel the freedom to express themselves through their clothing. Sometimes that works in my favour, Adaliah (11) LOVED wearing fancy dresses from the age of 2 till about the last year or so. It was so much fun to find (cheap, used) dresses for her. And since we always got them second hand, she was free to wear them wherever and whenever she wanted. She always looked dressed up and put together..made me feel like my job was easy...hahahaha Allora (12) has always preferred comfort over...

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