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Lauren P

Lauren became a Houstonian in high school. After attending Baylor University- where she met her husband, Dave- Lauren returned to Houston for graduate school, earning a Masters in School Psychology. After working several years in Houston area schools, Lauren is now a stay-at-home mom to her sextuplets {April 2012}. Andrew, Benjamin, Caroline, Leah, Allison, and Levi keep Lauren, Dave, and their slew of volunteers on their toes! When Lauren isn't looking after her 6 kids and dog, Maggie, she enjoys running, baking, reading, mindless TV, and getting out of the house! Follow the sextuplet adventures on Lauren’s blog, The Perkins Pack

Sleep Training Sextuplets

Whenever someone finds out I have sextuplets, a general series of questions soon follows.  Anything from how many boys vs. girls to what vehicle I drive to how they were conceived can come up....

Handling the Transitions

Recently, my church has been doing a series on momentum.  Life momentum.  Where are you headed?  Is there any forward movement in your life or are you stuck?  And if you are stuck, what's...

ItWorks!… Or Does It?

At our last Mom's Night Out, I had some spare time to check out all the awesome sponsor booths.  As I walked around, the table of our longtime sponsor-turned-friend Beth Bills with ItWorks! definitely grabbed my attention. {Okay,...

Before 8am {Lauren}

“Life is an adventure, and there is no script. I see something in ordinary moments. I believe that perfection comes not when you are dressed perfectly and wearing lipstick – but in little moments...

Quick & Easy DIY Holiday Shirts

Is it just me or is kid's holiday clothing just the cutest?!  I don't splurge on much when it comes to my kids' clothing, but I will buy pajamas and play clothes for holidays.  Halloween, Christmas,...

The Good Things About Having Sextuplets

Now that my kids are well into the toddler stage, I have been able to manage more and more outings {with help of course}.  And thanks to a handy dandy Fall Bucket List, our calendar...

Old School Mom

I'm not sure if it's more my upbringing,  my close relationship with my mom and grandma, or the fact that I have an unusually large number of children, but when it comes to being...
A woman reading to five babies.

Delayed Milestones :: My Kid Doesn’t Talk

Trust me.  I know how it feels.  Filling out those pesky developmental checklists and checking 'no' for not just one skill, but a whole section.  Heck, I have one kid I don't even read...

Get to Know Your Neighbors

Back in our apartment days we knew ZERO of our neighbors.  But we also put zero effort into meeting them. Then we bought a house.  And with that came an interest in who shared our...

Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Oh, breakfast.  Why are you so early?  My kids always wake up hungry, and they're not old enough to eat a nice bowl of cereal or instant oatmeal {unless I want to spend the...