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Our Ever Expanding Family

Our Ever Expanding Family

November 05, 2015

New family member alert- our brother's getting married! Today on the blog Bullets breaks down her feelings on adding another person into her already crazy large group- we couldn't be happier! Also, she's a doctor...wahooooo! (she's super great too)

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Kittens, Witches, Devils and Angels

Kittens, Witches, Devils and Angels

October 20, 2015

Halloween with a large family is amazing and everyone gets into the fun. Having a dad who thinks (and he might be) he is the greatest pumpkin carver in all of the world leads to last minute stress and some important pre-planning from Bullets.

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School Days

School Days

September 02, 2015

September means the end of the summer and the start of school. Bullets discusses what it was like watching her first child get on the bus, as compared to her eighth.

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Are We Forgetting Something?

Are We Forgetting Something?

August 13, 2015

Road trips with eight kids are never dull. Count on noise, fighting, laughter and tears. Bullets takes a look back at the many road trips our family took and how we always managed to leave Nell behind.

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Like Mother Like Son

Like Mother Like Son

July 16, 2015

I love being with them, but I am a strict grandma, and I know sometimes they are not so happy to be with me. In theory, I would love to be the ‘free for all’ type of grandma, but alas I am not and so there are rules and expectations.

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Motherly Advice- The Truth Hurts

Motherly Advice- The Truth Hurts

June 12, 2015

I still hear about my children's lives, their ups and downs, wins and losses,  but they handle the solutions sometimes with 'sought after' advice.  Trying to stay out of their business is difficult, I try to keep my wisdom to myself,  not always with success.

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Starting Point

Starting Point

May 07, 2015

Over the years, some of the kid's friends, now adults, are surprised that I am so nice and fun to be with. They have confessed that they were afraid of me when they were young and it brings a smile to my heart.  

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The One We Call Bullets

The One We Call Bullets

April 29, 2015

Mom took the brunt of pretty much everything, and still made sure we were always fed, happy,and  driven to every activity on time.  As adults, it's easy to see why she sometimes seemed a little stressed when we were growing up, and very hard to understand how she's maintained her sanity at all.

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