I'm the crazy lady who had 5 kids in less than 7 years. Patrick is 11, Lucy is 9, Sophie is 7, Sean is 6 and Charlotte is 4. I'm often amazed when people ask me if they're all mine - they look like clones of each other. To add insult to injury, we also have a dog, 2 cats, 2 turtles and a guinea pig. In other words, the place is nuts. Please bring $0.25 for admission. An extra $0.25 if you want to pet or feed the
When I'm not wrangling my
8 7 5 children into shoes, clothes or car seats, I'm at my other job. I'm a full-time math teacher in an elementary school. This almost makes it possible to keep all of these kids in things like private school (and clothes and food).
In addition to my teaching job, I have a hobby in cake making. Friends and family sometimes hire me to make cakes for birthday parties and other celebrations. I almost always decorate these cakes in the middle of the night to avoid "help" from my children.
If you want to check out how the blog started, read It's All About the Tone... You can also get a feel for my daily life in Play-by-Play. And here's a little taste of exactly what a hot mess I really am in Tuesday's Tip (#9) - Underwear Edition (part 2). (Unfortunately, there had to be an Underwear Edition (part 1).)