Toddler to Teen

As you know I have 11 children.
The younger group we have 5 months, 8 months, 2, 3, and 3. (Adoption has made this possible.)
The older group we have ages 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 18.
In 3 seconds we go from a full down, drag out tantrum over the wrong sippy to a full down, drag out tantrum over taking away technology.
There are a lot of similarities between the Toddlers and the Teens.
When I fail with the toddlers it can be fixed easily. When I fail with a teen it takes much more thought to fix a hurt relationship.
Physically our toddlers are more hard. Emotionally my teens are.
I love them all fiercely.
Here I am going to share life from Toddler to Teen. It is a wild ride! Hang on!


Just when you think you’ve got parenting all figured out Life throws you a curveball. Teenagers How hard can it be? I was one not that long ago right? Right? Sorry mom. I mean, I became a pro! I can change a bum with them standing up. Probably blindfolded, hopping on one foot. I know what they eat, why they won’t, what battles to pick, sleep stuff, play stuff, homeschooling stuff, mom stuff. I GOT… Read More »Connection