He is kept busy being the main support of a large family and maintaining 3 marital relationships not to mention parent/child relationships. He likes to work out. Interests include, mountain biking and parenting. He also has a passion for contributing to others in their life pursuits.
With her oldest daughter married and youngest child in 1st she is thinking about going to school for her design degree, a long time goal. In addition to interior design, she enjoys gardening, reading and a beach vacation. She always has a smile for others and keeps up with the kids in the area of practical jokes. Her responsibilities include grocery shopping for 20 plus people on a weekly basis.
She is the main ‘home mom’ right now, saving our family from daycare. Working on re-purposing where ever she can. When she is not managing the family budget, her recreation includes camping, boating and hiking. She loves crafts and is teaching herself the guitar with the help and inspiration of her kids.
She is working at her successful home and office cleaning business.She is an excellent cook! People are drawn to her warm and caring personality. She keeps the rest of her time occupied with her nine children. With five little girls in a row, her hobbies include baking, reading and sewing with them. She keeps the family in homemade bread.
Has lived on his own for some time, and keeping busy with work but in another city. He is currently single and enjoys song writing and playing his 6 string. He recently was seen on the Sisterwives episode, and on My Three Wives he writes and performs an original song for Joe for his birthday. His arrival is always a source of excitement for the little ones as he enjoys spoiling them.
Just is working the summer back east at a sales job, where he does quite well and is currently in a serious relationship. He shares his dad’s love for working out.
Just started is half way his pursuit of a college degree. A recent convert to the LDS Church he is now on a two year mission to Taipai Taiwan. Check out his music in the meantime, The Mighty Sequoyah or his recently completed Modern Folk Hymn CD, For the Beauty Of The Earth.
Also living on her own. She works full time as a pediatric dental assistant. Always the active one, she is part of a community softball league, but still misses playing competitive soccer. Her hobbies include singing and recording her original songs or cover songs. She recently married Rob and her marriage is showcased in our documentary. She is a ray of sunshine in our lives.
Our first married child, she is settled into her new home and new chapter in her life in Sonora, Mexico where her husband is from. She is also a mother of our little Asher, our first grandchild and has another grandchild due later this year.
Although a dedicated musician, currently an apprentice in sound engineering field. He is also making his own brand of music. He currently lives in Austin Texas working. When he is not making music he helps out with whatever we need. He plans on pursuing a career as a sound engineer and schooling in that field.
A recent graduate of high school, he has moved out into his own apartment. He has a job apprenticing in a trade in the construction industry. Always the responsible one, he has had a part time job since he was 15, even though that meant riding his bike to work, though now he has his own car. He is super athletic and puts those talents into soccer, water skiing and volleyball.
She likes to perform her original songs and some covers with her guitar in talent shows, open mic nights and family gatherings. She is a recent recipient of an ACLU scholarship and is attending school starting this fall at Southern Utah University where she is considering physical therapy and to continue advocacy rights for civil liberties.
A Senior in high school, he is working on his sketching and art talents. He is tall, sometimes soft spoken, but his witty sense of humor will often surprise you. He recently got his driver’s license and has had a job for several months. He also enjoys music and would like to use his artistic talent in the field of video game engineering
Louis, who is now in 11th grade, can do anything he puts his mind to, right now he is working on getting his drivers license. This will help get him to and from his job he has had for several months. This is the one most likely to have a million in the bank. He saves, is resourceful and works hard to get what he wants. Louis has a natural leadership ability that his peers admire. He is currently working for Joe in the family business.
Logan is currently in 10th grade, a 4.0 student and the Student Body Vice President at his Junior High School. He was also the lead in last year’s school musical, “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”. A talented musician in his own right he is still working on his own guitar and singing and not getting overwhelmed with the female attention.
Ashton ended his third year of little league football early after an injury during practice, his arm was broken but he supported his team into the playoffs! He recently surprised us with his awesome dub-step dancing moves, and now performs in our family talent shows. He is in 9th grade and enjoys school. He always has a big smile on his face and is great with the babies.
Now in 9 th grade, she recently appeared in the Jr. High Musical Performance “Seussical the Musical” as a lion. She loves to sing and has also performed in a local talent contest, and enjoys soccer and biking, taking after her older sister. She is a trusted babysitter for friends and neighbors. Her role is invaluable to her mother’s as she is a great role model to her nine younger sisters.
He is a star on his little league football team, is very athletic and an intense personality but very nurturing to his younger sisters and brother. He also practices the ukulele. He is in junior high and doing well with adjusting to the more rigorous academic schedule this year.
She is the inspiration behind all that we do. We dedicate a chapter of the book, ‘Love Times Three’ to her story and why we speak up on her behalf. She would be 12 this year, and she is always near our hearts.
Still planning to be a teacher when she grows up, she gets plenty of kids to practice on right here at home. She is also rocking a cute new pair of glasses she just got. She teaches herself songs on the piano and is ALWAYS asking questions, making schedules and keeps us entertained with her “out of the box” thinking and concocting of new ideas.
She loves to sing along with her favorite singer, Taylor Swift. She is athletic, always up for a game of anything. She loves the water and adores anything horses! She enjoys 5th grade and playing with her sisters. She is great with the babies, wants to play the violin, and has a knack for cooking already!
Kadence (10)Kadence is in 5th grade, and very creative. She is a natural artist, drawing very detailed pictures and even making pop-up birthday cards and books. She recently drew some dress designs, complete with accessories for Laura’s wedding, and has written a few songs. She also likes to dance and takes piano lessons.
Ever the expressive one with her emotions, she loves to draw pictures of people and makes fast friends with others. She just got new eye glasses which have really helped as she loves to read books. She is a future Broadway star with her dramatic abilities.
Vanessa (7)She is very observant for her age and has an inquiring mind. She loves all babies! She is always seen playing with them. She has a natural ability for dance and currently takes lessons for beginners. She is in 2nd grade at the local public school.
A darling, independent and sometimes feisty girl who draws people in with her loving ways! She takes dance lessons, and has a knack for new and different hair-do’s. Angelina is in 2nd grade with her sister Vanessa.
One brother surrounded by lots of sisters. He is reading books, signs and packages, anything he can sound out. He is always watching out for his two younger sisters and keeping them entertained. He is full of life, and love for his family members and excited to start kindergarten.
She has us all wrapped with her spunky smile. She loves, loves, LOVES books and if she can’t get anyone to read to her she will turn the pages and make it up or recite memorized words. She is constantly seeking her next adventure and sees herself as an adult that can do anything anyone else can do.
She is a different princess or cartoon character or even family member each day. She has fun exploring her world, trying to jump off things that are too high, and reciting the ABC’s. She will most likely be following in the musical footsteps of several of her siblings as she is often singing and making up songs.
Came to us as a stray pup. We sometimes call her Gypsy because she is. At various times she has left us to go on “walk abouts” only to our relief, to return to her true home. We chronicle the latest escapade in one of our blogs. She is of German Shepherd descent, is gentle with all of the kids, tolerates their affection and is our best friend.