recovering motherhood

Recovery. Family. Faith.

Let me tell you about my oldest child, Noemi. She just turned 8 years old. She’s a great big sister, especially with her one and only little brother. She loves to create, build things, and make music. She’s been homeschooled the majority of her life, besides preschool and a month of public school (that didn’t …

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On New Years Day 2019, I gave birth to my fifth baby (and fourth girl!). The immediate postpartum period was difficult for me, because my aunt died of an accidental overdose the same week. I would definitely seek out more support caring for my older children if I could do it over again. Thankfully my …

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I took all five of the kids to Sterling Hill Mine Museum, with a group of other homeschoolers. My oldest daughter Noemi was scared to go at  first, because she had ideas about it collapsing on us. I convinced her to come, and she loved it! My 6 year old daughter Liora was excited to …

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*There is some nudity in these videos of my birth, but not very graphic* On New Years Day 2019, I gave birth to my 5th baby! My 4th daughter, and 2nd freebirth/unassisted birth. I was 40 weeks exactly, she was actually born on her guess date. I had contractions from my 2nd trimester, which became …

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Two days to my due date with our 5th baby, and after weeks of trying to keep our home clean and organized…it’s all falling apart. The holidays, the contractions, the chaos of four little ones who are inside most of the time lately; it is just impossible to maintain for very long. Then, the sudden …

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