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As a forty-something mother of five (gah...40?!), wife to Mr. Wonderful (does that make me Mrs. Wonderful by default?), I try to enjoy life to the fullest and appreciate every day. 

I try my very, very hardest, not to take life too seriously...and I've learned, if you can't laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at?!  Nothing pleases me more than watching my children have a good giggle!

Heck...when the going gets tough, the tough start laughing!  ;) 

Aside from being a wife and mother, I am a school nurse and I also "moonlight" as a labor and delivery nurse. 

I'm proud that I define myself as a mother and a wife and that my career allows me to prioritize my life this way! 

I'll admit, mothering 5 is a challenge, but the joy that it brings is worth all the heartache, chaos, stress and tears!!


  1. I love your outlook on life. We have the same passion for L & D. I truly love pregnancy and childbirth. It is such an amazing experience. I hope we get a chance to connect!

  2. Love your bio. And bless you L&D nurses. As a mom of seven...I can tell you that you guys ROCK.

    Love your blog. Found you via theblogfrog.

  3. I really enjoy your blog. I love L&D nurses. They helped me so much when I had my twins.

  4. Just found you through 5QF and I'm hooked! When I saw that you call your husband hunka hunka burning love I knew I had to follow you. I call my husband the same thing, He calls himself mr. wonderful!
    Looking forward to getting to know you.
    You can find me, if interested at

  5. I am also a mother of 5...2 by birth, 3 by marriage.

  6. it's totally awesome that you are a L&D nurse!!! I'll see at Boot camp :D

  7. Love your site. SAHM of 4 here...and I love every minute (even the frazzled ones!).

    Also LOVE L&D nurses...never met one I didn't want to take home with me and keep after I had my babies!!!

    Nice to "meet" you!

  8. I love your motto about life. I see it the same way. I'm a SAHM of 2 and I love being a mom!!!! I also love your blog. I just starting reading blogs and I'm addicted to them I have started my own blog...check it out if you like....

  9. Just wanted to say hi from another mom of 5 :)

  10. Wow 5 Kidlets!!! Good Job!!!

  11. I am a long time, good friend of your grandma Shirley. She just told me about this blog and I'm looking forward to reading your blogs! Gerry Anderson


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