I have been on a vacation for the last 5 weeks following the birth of my 7th child, Jack. I decided to take a break from blogging as well, but now with less than a year left until the next election, I am back and ready to go. As a recap of the last 5 weeks, my wife and I had our 7th child. I stayed home and helped around the house and spent extended time with the kids. We didn't do anything like a trip, just living day to day with one another. There were highs and lows. I am now back at work and miss my family time, but also glad to be back working at my career.