The Cluster Birthdays

With seven children in our family, the chances of having two birthdays close together were pretty high.  We got that out of the way pretty quickly with our first two children, whose birthdays are three days apart (and four years, lest someone misunderstand and think they’re twins).   Our next three children are a little more […]


She’s been counting down since January – “How many more days until my birthday?” This weekend it came.  Finally for her, too soon for me. Most of our birthday celebrations are pretty low keyed.  We go for simple and easy over lots of bling and expensive, and that’s really just Emma’s style anyway.  She’s a […]