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Author Archives: Helen

Mom to identical triplet boys who were born in August 2007 and a girl born in January 2011

They Keep Growing

I feel like the realization has smacked me in the face (and heart) over the last month or so more times than I can count. These boys ofView full post »

The Things We Love

I’m a day late and a dollar short in posting this… ok, I’m 3 days late. Whatever. Thankfully Nick understands the levelView full post »

Striving for a Simple Summer

Did you hear? School is out! Yes – already. Usually this is the time of year we’d be sitting down to write out our summerView full post »

Before & Afters, after completing a Bikini Body Mommy 90 Day Challenge

Finally, Real Progress

I’ve been on quite the up and down, hot and cold, on and off, journey to health in the last 8 years. I’ve tried the gym,View full post »

Can We Get a Little Help?

The school my boys attend, and that Lily will attend beginning in August (what?!) needs some help with a project, so I’m turning toView full post »

They See Me

On January 4th I embarked on yet another effort to improve my health and fitness. I do this a lot, but I rarely stick with it for long.View full post »

Our first Disney vacation

We’ve been home from Walt Disney World for a little over 7 weeks now. Sigh. I think every one of us wishes we could go back rightView full post »

The Crazy In My House

Last night my family attended our usual church service, and considering it was our weekend to usher as a family, we all (well, most of us)View full post »

That Time We Pulled Off A Surprise Trip to Disney World

Almost a year and a half ago, Nick and I both had a “man, our kids (especially the boys) are growing up so fast all of aView full post »

A Funny Thing Happened at the Party…

Yesterday was the boys’ 8th birthday party (their birthday was on Thursday). We had a ball climbing and playing on an awesomeView full post »

Bathroom Remodel

Loving the House We’re In – Bathroom Remodel

We’ve now been in our house for just over 8 years. We outgrew it about 4.5 years ago, when Lily was born, but the housing market hasView full post »

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Our Quick and Cheap Vacation

Nick’s summer schedule is especially crazy and full this year, so we didn’t have time to make our pilgrimage back to NewView full post »