New Year Goal: 2018

So I have this theory for why every year seems to go by quicker and quicker. With every year that passes our total years lived increases making each individual year a smaller and smaller percentage of our lives, therefore making it seem shorter. Make sense? For example, when we are ten years old a single year is 10% of our lives, but for a 90 year old, 1 year is only 1.1% of their life. So in a way we can say the years are in fact getting shorter, if my math is correct. Don’t burst my bubble here, It […]

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Last night was CRAZY: Trust me, you can’t make this stuff up!

Last night was flat out ridiculous! It was crazy and I almost didn’t write about it. But now here I am the morning after and more in the mood to laugh about it so I figured I have to share. It all started when my husband jumped up shouting, “what the..!” We had just put the boys to bed about half an hour earlier. I was working on my laptop on the couch and Jason, my husband, was sitting on the ground watching football. I am not sure why he was sitting on the ground, but that is not the […]

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All About the P-Word

Raising boys has been pretty great so far. They are busy, loud, snuggly, messy, stinky, risk-taking, fort-building, make you want to pull your hair out then melt your heart, tiny humans. I love them! They are fun and make me laugh. But there is also one other thing you should know about when raising all boys. It’s ALL about the P-word… Yep, you guessed it. Penis. What is it with little boys and their penises? Moms of boys please tell me I am not alone here. They are always “adjusting” it, messing with it, tugging on it, trying to hit […]

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Mommy vs. “Lovie”: The Battle Continues

” I AM SO FRUSTRATED RIGHT NOW I SERIOUSLY WANT TO SCREAM!” I said to my three boys, in a screaming-type voice. Definitely NOT my mom of the year moment. What did they do you might be wondering. Break a window, break a T.V., break a bone, break into a house? Worse. One of them lost Georgie, AGAIN. No no don’t worry, it’s not a live pet. It’s just a lovie. A silly little blanket with a monkey head attached that goes by the name of Georgie. Let me explain. When I was pregnant with my first son, I had received […]

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Half Birthday Dates with Dad

  Half birthday? What’s a half birthday and who celebrates those? Well, we do! And actually this week is Lincoln’s half birthday so I thought I would share what we do on half birthdays here in the Welch house. This is a new tradition that my husband and I started for our own family a few years ago. From the time we had our first son we knew we wanted to be intentional about spending one-on-one time with him. This became more important after sons number two and three arrived. When you have multiple kids it is easy to forget […]

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Meet Keaton

Keaton is 7 years old and counting down the days until he can drive. Slow down kid! He wants so badly to be able to go places and do things on his own. I love his confidence, but am dreading the fact that he is already wanting to fly the nest. He is all about sports, especially football. He started playing tackle football when he was five. But it wasn’t until a few games into his first season that he actually grew any interest in handling the football. “I just want to tackle people mom.” Now three seasons in and […]

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Meet Lincoln

Mr. Lincoln is 5 years old. He is our fire and ice boy and he has been that way since birth. You get all or nothing with this guy and that is one of the things I love most about him. He doesn’t do anything half way, once he commits (and that definitely has to be his decision to commit mind you, don’t even make me talk about potty training this kid) then there is no backing down. He loves hard and battles hard but thankfully he also has the sweetest most tender heart. This kid feels hard, and even […]

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Meet McCoy

McCoy boy, as we frequently call him, is 3 years old. I understand now why the baby of the family always sort of stays the “baby” of the family. He gets the special treatment this one. I mean he still begs to be held and carried around. By the time his brothers were this age a new little brother had come along to kick him out of the carrying stage over a year ago! But he is my last so carry him I will until my back gives out. Its what the babies get right? McCoy is tough but gentle, […]

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