Wordful Wednesday-Occupational Hazard

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See what happens when one “falls asleep on the job” and is too lazy to make their children go to their own beds?

Jeff had a “late night” with the kids, which means they got to stay up late watching a movie together.

He was the only one that stayed on the couch.


About Angie

Angie is a CRAFT dabbling, recipe making, WORD loving, sunshine hording, book DEVOURING, Mama to a lot! She's kind of in love with Instagram right now, so if you want her attention, go find here there. {smiling}


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    Cecily R says:

    You’re brave! I give up when two kids join me (why can’t they EVER sleep straight?) . That’s when even the love seat is more comfortable.

    The legs tucked under the shirt make me laugh.

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    Twitter: buckeroomama

    That is too cute! Did you have to move them back to their beds or did they stay there the whole night? πŸ™‚

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    Julie @ Coupon Saving Family says:

    That is so funny… all I can do is laugh. I have been there and done that! :o)

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    Twitter: GennyHeikka

    I think that’s too cute, Angie! Did you show them the photo when they woke up? πŸ™‚

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    Rachel - Following in My Shoes
    Twitter: Rachel_L

    Lol — DADS!

    My kids are NEVER in bed on time when my husband is in charge. NEVER.

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    Twitter: aprilmom00

    I love those moments when they are all asleep

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    Twitter: mami_picture

    aww How Adorable!!! Did they sleep there all night?

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    Precious! I’ve always said my boys are at their very best when they’re sleeping! πŸ™‚

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    Allison @ Alli 'n Son
    Twitter: Alli_n_Son

    That actually looks like a wonderful way to spend the night. Well, maybe with a few more inches of space.

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    I’m guessing you’re using the term “slept” (for yourself) loosely… πŸ˜‰

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    Stefany says:

    haha! I can so see this in my family too… hence why we won’t watch tv in bed. LOL

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    parenting BY dummies
    Twitter: thenagainphoto

    Love this. Seriously. It’s they way I always wind up on the floor.

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    Tiaras & Tantrums
    Twitter: tiarastantrums

    seriously – you crawled in there? I can’t sleep with three kids in my bed, I have no clue how you did it with 5!!

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    Twitter: mommynamedapril

    that picture is absolutely precious.

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    Amazing. I have a hard enough time with just one. If only they didn’t sleep sideways!

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    Mommy Drinks Because You Cry
    Twitter: 3CraziesAndMe

    The question is…How much sleep did YOU get?

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    Twitter: mommyofamonster

    That happens when I sleep with my son…and there’s only one of him! That couldn’t have been a comfortable night!!

    Did any of them end up moving off the bed? This picture is darling!

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    Mrs. Cox says:

    Bed hogs πŸ™‚ But adorable ones at that…

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    Twitter: Twinfatuation

    Omigosh I think I’d weasel my way in the gaps and hunker down, too!
    Adorable moment captured, Angie. πŸ™‚

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    Melissa says:

    That is a nice family shot.
    That’s not amount of space, even for little old you.

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    Jennifer @ J. Leigh Designz
    Twitter: momspotted

    {giggle} so cute! Love how they are SPRAWLED all over.

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    The Penny-Pinching Mama
    Twitter: pennypinchingma

    Too funny!!!

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    I just found your blog. I had to laugh out loud because I just wrote a blog about Wordless Wednesday and how no one seems to remain wordless. I am so pumped to be able to use words on Wednesday. So, when you check out my blog….scroll down and read my snarky comments about Wordless Wednesday. I think you will like it. Loved, loved, loved the photo! It reminded me of my life with four kids. They are all grown now and my husband and I have the bed to ourselves (unless you count the dogs who think they get to crawl up there too). That was TMI

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    haha. I don’t know how you slept. I have trouble with just one three-year-old. Somehow I end up on the very edge of my king-size bed when she shares it with me.

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    LifeAtTheCircus says:

    ha ha… poor thing… i think i’d have opted for one of their empty beds to sleep in!

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    Honey Mommy says:

    Just look at that pile of cute kids!

    That wouldn’t happen at my house because my kids know that the big bed is MINE.

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    How cute!! But, I would’ve slept on one of their beds.

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    Michelle @ One Crafty Mama says:

    Ah, how sweet it is to have all your babies snuggled up in your bed.

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    Twitter: projectalicia

    Oh MY!! That is too adorable. Great moment captured. Happy WW!

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    Twitter: threeundertwo

    So funny. I’m getting sleepy just looking at that picture!

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    Twitter: klmram

    LOVE it! I’ve done that before with my son.

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    Mrs. Marine
    Twitter: mrsmarine

    How could you have possibly slept there??? OUCH!

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    Twitter: flyinggiggles

    That is too cute, a bit crowded, but still cute!

    I probably would have slept on the couch.

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    T Rex Mom says:

    As annoying as it might have seemed, it is really charming seeing them all curled up like that together. Some day they all won’t be in the same house and certainly not all in the same bed. How wonderful you could capture this moment.

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    laurie Johnson says:

    Brian will so appreciate that pic! He is usually ready to take them right back to bed. Me? on the other hand, usually pulling back the covers for them but even that might have been too much for me…Are you sure you meant to use slept? Seems like the couch might have been a better spot. Next time join Jeff:)

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    Becca - Our Crazy Boys
    Twitter: beccascrazyboys

    How sweet. I am officially not going to complain about my 2 kids hogging the bed anymore πŸ™‚

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    Faythe @GrammyMousetails says:

    I have a few pics like this… only not all the kids are mine! LOL!
    If you only had a sliver, I’m thinking you didn’t get to sleep in then???

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    Twitter: debi9kids

    How cute & cozy!
    However, I think I would’ve stayed on the couch too. OUCH, my back hurts just thinking about sleeping on that sliver.

    ps Are you still having trouble viewing and commenting on my blog?

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    Amy @ Marvelous Mommy
    Twitter: mmommie

    OMGoodness that is so cute!

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    Precious! This is a scenario I know well in my own home.
    And before that…as a kid, I remember waking up crammed into Mom’s bed with a ton of my siblings. Snug!

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    veronica lee says:

    Too cute!! Love the pic.

    Happy Wednesday!

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    Rachel @ Mommy Needs a Vacation
    Twitter: RachelVoorhees

    That is the cutest picture ever!!

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    that would drive me crazy….good luck with that! πŸ™‚

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    Latree@Dandelion says:

    love it!
    I love it when ALL of us sleep in my bed. but with new born I don’t think we can do it now πŸ˜€

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    Twitter: XmasDolly

    Woo Hoo! Slumber party, hey move over… where do I sleep???? LOL
    They look so cute!

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    Twitter: PrettyPinkMomma

    Oh my bed looks the same – minus a kid or two, lol! The worst is when they pee on my bed! What starts out as a nice gesture on my part turns into a lake in the middle of the bed. Not cool boys, not cool at all.

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    Melodie says:

    Oh, this is such a keeper. The best of WW I’ve seen so far. Thanks!

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    Such a cute picture….one you will cherish for many years too come. Except when you think about how uncomfortable you slept that night. You didn’t really sleep there did you? I would have crawled into one of their beds πŸ™‚ Love Garrett’s legs tucked into his shirt too!

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    Satakieli says:

    That is so cute!

    Thanks for hosting!

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    scrappysue says:

    did u get any sleep tho? and is one of the boys wearing a pillow under his jumper? so cute!

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    Twitter: YoungMommy

    Too stinkin’ funny!! I have experienced many a night like yours… Consider yourself lucky to have it recorded in such a fabulous picture. πŸ™‚

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    Terra Heck says:

    Too cute! I doubt that you were very comfortable, but it looks like the kids were.

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    cat@juggling act says:

    Oh ,y, brave dad and cute sleepers.

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    Sassy Brit
    Twitter: Sassy_Brit

    Shouldn’t have thought there was much room for Jeff to come back too! LOL Cute pic!

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    blueviolet says:

    That is seriously darling!

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    Kerry Ellington says:

    Aww, that’s such a sweet and cute pic but then again my reaction was “OUCH” after you pointed out where you were sleeping. I can’t imagine how your back, side, legs and arms must’ve felt the next day. The things we do and go through for our kids… πŸ™‚

    Happy Hump day chica!

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    Twitter: aventinehill

    That would be SUCH a great holiday card!

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    Run DMT says:

    LOL That’s a familiar scene. I do the same thing on Friday nights when my husband is working late. The girls and I have a movie night in my bed. Love it!

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    Stacy (the Random Cool Chick)
    Twitter: RandomCoolChick

    Oh that’s just way too funny! And they’re adorable! Did Jeff end up getting more sleep than you on the couch as opposed to that little sliver of space? πŸ˜‰

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    Paula Kiger (Biggreenpen)
    Twitter: biggreenpen

    I love that pic! I don’t have enough kids to replicate it, but it is amazing to me how our room attracts our two like a magnet; we have three full baths but our DD must use our shower every night — usually right about the time I am heading that way!!

    In my wordless, I share my friend Ann’s art of sumi-e (Chinese bamboo brush painting)!

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    At least you got that little sliver, right?

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    Twitter: 1momof5

    I have that happen to me all the time. I move the kids who are small enough to move. So how was your night’s sleep?

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    Susie's Homemade says:

    So sweet!!

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    Twitter: iambrimful

    That would be a rough night!

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    Sarah @ OneStarryNight
    Twitter: starrymom

    omg That is the best photo EVER! You have the sweetest sleeping children!

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    Jennifer says:

    I love the legs tucked up into the shirt. But I’m betting you didn’t get a lot of sleep.

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    Twitter: jillmac3

    That’s terrific. What moms do for the sake of their kids, or for their own sanity of not waling sleeping kids.

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    Twitter: pieces_of_me_

    omg, how precious! that is so cute!!

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    If I Could Escape
    Twitter: ificouldescape

    Hehe! Been there, done that! Happy WW!

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    Melanie @ Whimsical Creations
    Twitter: melaniescrafts

    That is just too cute!!

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    Melissa@SimplyMel says:

    Oh my goodness! Too cute. All I can think of is that storybook “The Napping House” when I see this picture! If you don’t know the book I’m talking about you have to check it out. It will make you laugh.

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    Chrissy MacCEO
    Twitter: C_MacCarrick

    OMG – I LOVE this picture! Too funny. How did you ever sleep in that teeny tiny space!?!?

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    Sherean says:

    That picture is absolutely HILARIOUS! I don’t know how any of you got any sleep.

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    Twitter: rnrgrl

    Aww, too cute!

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    first time linking up here. your picture is hilarious!

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    Twitter: adventuroo

    Nice! I have trouble when it’s just my three year old hopping in bed for the morning. I hope you have a king bed at least!

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    Mama Badger says:

    I’d have left them there and gone to sleep in the guest room. That may be the only time I’ve ever seen 5 kids in the same place without a big fight!

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    Such a cute picture! This reminds me of growing up and all of us siblings (9 total) would try to fit on our couch and eventually fall asleep there. Though, It may have just been 5-6 at one time!

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    Twitter: _MamaJules_

    I don’t know how you do it!! Just one in bed with me kicking and squirming drives me nuts! Why can’t they stay in one position when they sleep?

    Cute picture!

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    alexandra says:

    THIS PHOTO IS BEAUTIFUL! And that little space was a slice of heaven on earth. Surrounded by so much warm and fuzzy beauty.

    Lucky lucky woman.

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    Add two big dogs and you have my bed, but so much love!

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    Twitter: lotsospermies

    This is a beautiful sight indeed!

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    Twitter: jamericanspice

    This makes me giggle alot. I am the one who usually gets a little sliver of space to sleep.

    It is a good memory πŸ™‚


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    Twitter: mellisarock

    I love it! πŸ™‚ Look how peaceful they all are!

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    Twitter: THEStephanieG

    Did they stay there all night? Too funny!

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    Twitter: lkwhtmomfound

    and i complain when the 2 year old is in bed with me and Rob LOL

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    Aging Mommy says:

    Oh my! They each have their space and look so comfortable although your space allotment looks a little tight and close to the edge for comfort πŸ™‚

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    Janette@Janette's Sage says:

    Totally precious…..from a mom of six!!! Enjoy, they grow so fast!!! Wonderful memories,
    stopped by for WW

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    octamom says:

    Been there.

    Done that.

    Got the t-shirt.


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    Twitter: puasaurusrex

    Too cute!! First time doing WW, exciting!

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    Kristi {at} Live and Love...Out Loud
    Twitter: TweetingMama

    That’s too funny! My husband does the same thing. lol Happy Wordless (or in your case, Wordful) Wednesday Angie. Have a good one…

    Kristi, Live and Love…Out Loud

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    Twitter: 7alltogether

    How did you ever sleep? I would have been up all night!! Cute picture!

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    Traci66 says:

    I love he Wordful Wednesday. It gives me a chance to share my photos and ramble about them with my blog friends. Thank you for hosting this.

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    Janis @ Sneak Peek At Me
    Twitter: sneakpeekatme

    Love it!! So cute! I’m either a genius or missing out, my sopn refuses to sleep in my bed, ever!

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    Janis @ Sneak Peek At Me
    Twitter: sneakpeekatme

    Love it!! So cute! I’m either a genius or missing out, my son refuses to sleep in my bed, ever!

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    Kelly Deneen
    Twitter: kelly_deneen

    That is amazing!! I can’t even sleep with one child. LOL.

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    Life with Kaishon says:

    Awwwwwwwwwwwwww! Angie! I love all their red sunshined cheeks : ) So sweet!

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    I don’t see how you got any sleep.

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    Twitter: jumpinbeans09

    aww, i love it…

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    reminds me of a photo somewhere around here that was from when I was little. A few families must have all gone to an amusement park together and saved money by cramming all of the kids into one bed. We were all sunburnt and sleeping like we were dead. Kids can sleep anywhere!

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    An Imperfect New Momma
    Twitter: imperfectmomma

    This is my first time visitng….but dang! Thats a lot to fit in bed w ya :o)

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    Too funny! My cats and husband take up enough room as it is – I can’t imagine adding kids to the mix!

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    Candy Silvasy
    Twitter: artofthespa

    Space is overrated! When your bedmates are so cute

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    Twitter: thelifeofrylie

    I love it! I actually can’t wait until those days that we can all pile in bed and watch a movie together. How sweet!

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    Twitter: homemom3

    I’ve seen that many times in the living room, it always look like we had a camp out.

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    Twitter: Chefdruck

    I feel for you! I’ve had many nights in that little sliver on the edge of the bed. It’s one of the many mysteries of children. How can they sleep so well like that?

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    Dawn's Diversions
    Twitter: dawnsdiversions

    LOL! Oh, my goodness. It reminds me of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    Happy WW!

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    oh. how perfect.

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    Holly {ArtistMotherTeacher}
    Twitter: ArtistMother

    My first time participating in Wordful Wednesday! Looks like I need to get here earlier next weekβ€”so many participants!

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    Crystal @ Semi-Crunchy Mama says:

    I love this photo — what a sweet moment! I’ve got to give you credit for clinging to that little sliver of space. More often than not, if my son climbs into bed with us halfway through the night, I wind up moving to his empty twin bed. It’s amazing how much space just my one child occupies in bed, I can’t imagine five!

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    Crystal @ Semi-Crunchy Mama says:

    Ack! My first attempt at linking up (#177) was an “oops.” I re-entered my link, please feel free to delete my first try.

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    Robin from Israel
    Twitter: RobinTA

    LOL. Not much room left in there, is there. My kids are old enough that they rarely end up in our bed these days.

    Most of the time I don’t miss it.

    My photography is available for purchase – visit Around the Island Photography and bring home something beautiful today!

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    Kirsten says:

    Awwww….little angels.

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    breast implants and augmentation says:

    That is so cute. they look adorable and very peaceful. thanks for the resource links…very useful and helpful

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    Twitter: FamilyTrifecta

    I am impressed you were able to get ANY sleep. Your sliver is smaller than my sliver is when both of my girls and husband all crash in our bed. Oh the things we do for our kids πŸ™‚

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    Twitter: mayangelstar

    That sliver isn’t much! Did you get to sleep at all πŸ™‚

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    Twitter: mommylebron

    Hi! My bed has looked like that! πŸ™‚ I’ve been reading and enjoying your blog for a while now but just realized I wasn’t following! Since fate deems it important enough to pull me here every day I am now your newest follower!

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    Ha Ha! This happens at our house a lot!

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    Tired Mom TΓ©sa
    Twitter: 2Wired2Tired

    What a priceless photo! Love it!

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    Rose @ NetWorkingWitches.com says:

    Love it! Looks like my kids and I missed one heck of a party!

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    Jenners says:

    Why disturb that many sleeping children? I love it!

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    Twitter: amberpagewrites

    Awww, that’s adorable. I’m sure it wasn’t a comfortable way to sleep, but they look just like a litter of puppies.

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    That is sooo cute!!

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    Doing the Mom Thing
    Twitter: themomthing

    Space — what space? Too cute! Thanks for hosting such a fun meme! πŸ™‚

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    Twitter: SeriousKrystyn

    That is too cute and sweet! I can’t believe they all slept!

    And, your space? Yeah, I would have taken over one of their beds!

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    Lauren @ Hobo Mama
    Twitter: Hobo_Mama

    That is super adorable! What a loving parent you are to take the leftover sliver. πŸ™‚

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    Twitter: Lindsay_Y

    Oh that looks so fun and cozy….well, for a moment anyway. I think I would have moved to one of their beds! πŸ˜‰

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    sagemom says:

    Wow…and I thought having just one of my kids in bed was tough! LOL!

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    Mom Taxi Julie says:

    LOL gotta love the family bed!! I’ve been known to get up and go get in one of THEIR beds since it’s empty!