Are you a large family or just dreaming about being one someday? The resources, tips, and tricks you find here are perfect for your growing family! From big family meals to time management tips, from parenting multiple ages to managing big family finances, you’ll find it all here!
So, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s get started!
First of all, a short introduction…
My name is Amy, and this is my family:
Learn more about our family on our About Page!
Why do people have big families?
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,
The fruit of the womb is a reward.
Some people have large families because of religious reasons or cultural reasons. Some people just LOVE lots of kids! For us, it was a calling. It has been our desire from the very beginning of our walk with Christ to follow His leading, and this is where He lead us. Family size is a very personal decision, and not a “rule” to follow. If you read nothing else on this page, please read this:
and then for a bit of fun…
Do you want a big family?
Did you know you don’t have to be a large family to begin living like one. Shortly after the birth of my second child I adopted a large-family mentality and doing so has been one of the best things I ever did for running my household! So, if you want a large family (or just want to manage your home like one!), live like it now! The resources below will help you get started! And if you are already a big family, they will help you do what you’re already doing better!
Large Family Meals
(The recipes you need to feed a crowd!)
Homeschooling a Large Family
I wrote the book on Large Family Homeschooling (literally)! This incredible resource will give you all the tools you need to organize, schedule, and teach your large family!
Large Family Schedules & Chores
Binders for Household Management
The One Day Home Blessing
Weekly Chore List
Our 2011 Daily Schedule
Age Appropriate Chore List
They Are Not My Slaves
The Chore Board
Teaching Your Kids to Do Their Own Laundry
Large Family Shopping & Meals
Pregnancy & Babies in a Large Family
My Birthing Journey – VBAC and Back Again
Morning Sickness and getting everything done
Mind Over Belly
Information on Cloth Diapering
Diastasis Recti from a Mom’s Perspective
Celebrating Pregnancy Month by Month
Large Family Laundry
Laundry By the Room
Shelf & Basket Laundry System
Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent
Other Laundry Detergent Recipes
Large Family Washing Machine
Teaching Kids to Do Their Own Laundry
Large Family Tips & Tricks
Large Family Napkins
Large Family Stocking Holder
Giving Children Their Own Space
Large Family Moving series
Affording Kids series
Large Family Birthdays
What to Pack for a Family Day Trip
Encouragement for the Large Family Mom
Enough of Me to Go Around
Does It Get Easier? – my guest post at Raising Olives
They Think Babies are Cool
The Crossover Point
Living in a Garage with 9 Children
What to Do When Your Family Isn’t Thrilled About a New Baby
Large Family Home Management Secrets!
Large Family Organizational Ideas