Love and Chaos

Love and Chaos

The Larson quadruplets (from left to right) Ashlyn, Brody, Cooper, and Kylie all watch television as their mother Courtney Larson prepares a snack for them in the kitchen on Nov. 16, 2014. Courtney often puts on the television to distract the children while she prepares food or does chores around the house. 

 Cameron and Courtney dress the quads for school on Nov. 14, 2014. To get them ready, it's all hands on deck.   

Cameron and Courtney dress the quads for school on Nov. 14, 2014. To get them ready, it's all hands on deck.   

 Kylie, Ashlyn, and Cooper sit in the bathtub together on Nov. 10, 2014 in Lima, New York. Courtney and Cameron bathe the kids all at once so they can play and get them clean in an efficient amount of time.

Kylie, Ashlyn, and Cooper sit in the bathtub together on Nov. 10, 2014 in Lima, New York. Courtney and Cameron bathe the kids all at once so they can play and get them clean in an efficient amount of time.

Love and Chaos

Love and Chaos

Courtney  feeds her son Brody though his feeding tube before they go to Sunday mass on Nov. 9, 2014. Brody has developmetnal problems  with his esophagus making it so that he doesn't eat as much so Courtney has to feed him Pediasure through a feeding tube for extra nutrients. 

 Courtney strokes Kylie's head as she has one of her "daily temper-tantrums" on Nov. 16, 2014. Kylie can go from smiling and having fun to screaming in a second.

Courtney strokes Kylie's head as she has one of her "daily temper-tantrums" on Nov. 16, 2014. Kylie can go from smiling and having fun to screaming in a second.

Love and Chaos

Love and Chaos

Courtney receives a haircut in the Marketplace Mall  as her mother, Jodi entertains the quadruplets  on Nov. 17, 2015. It is rare that Courtney has time for herself and often needs to bring someone along to help occupy the kids when she does. 

Love and Chaos

Love and Chaos

Cameron and Courtney play piggy back with their two-year old, quadruplets before bedtime on Nov. 21, 2014. Cameron loves to spend time with the kids once he is home from work since he doesn't get to see them all day. 

 

Love and Chaos

Love and Chaos

Cameron and Courtney watch a movie to unwind after a long day on Nov. 21, 2014. Most nights they fall asleep on the couch or go to bed early because they are so exhausted and drained.

 Ashlyn, Kylie, and Cooper jump on the boys' beds as their mother Courtney sings, "Five little monkeys jumping on the bed" on Oct. 23, 2016 in Lima, New York. 

Ashlyn, Kylie, and Cooper jump on the boys' beds as their mother Courtney sings, "Five little monkeys jumping on the bed" on Oct. 23, 2016 in Lima, New York. 

 Chaos reigns as Brody, Cooper, Ashlyn, and Kylie Larson celebrate their third birthday during a party on March 6, 2015. 

Chaos reigns as Brody, Cooper, Ashlyn, and Kylie Larson celebrate their third birthday during a party on March 6, 2015. 

 Kylie Larson laughs as she runs to the next house while trick or treating on halloween, Oct. 31, 2015 in Lima, New York. The girls were mini mouse while the boys were pirates. 

Kylie Larson laughs as she runs to the next house while trick or treating on halloween, Oct. 31, 2015 in Lima, New York. The girls were mini mouse while the boys were pirates. 

 Courtney tells Ashlyn, " You have to go pee pee on the big girl potty if you want to go trick or treating," on Oct 31, 2015 in Lima, New York. Courtney and Cameron chose to not formally potty train their kids, by letting them figure it out on their own. All the kids were, "potty trained" by 3-3.5 years old. " I did the stress free method with no accidents," says Courtney. 

Courtney tells Ashlyn, " You have to go pee pee on the big girl potty if you want to go trick or treating," on Oct 31, 2015 in Lima, New York. Courtney and Cameron chose to not formally potty train their kids, by letting them figure it out on their own. All the kids were, "potty trained" by 3-3.5 years old. " I did the stress free method with no accidents," says Courtney. 

 Courtney sits with Ashlyn after waking her up from a nap on Oct. 23, 2016. Courtney walked in to Ashlyn sleeping on the floor covered in blankets and cried when her mom woke her up.

Courtney sits with Ashlyn after waking her up from a nap on Oct. 23, 2016. Courtney walked in to Ashlyn sleeping on the floor covered in blankets and cried when her mom woke her up.

 Cameron and Courtney help the quads get ready in the bathroom by giving them their medicine and helping them brush their teeth on Oct. 24, 2016 in Lima, New York. 

Cameron and Courtney help the quads get ready in the bathroom by giving them their medicine and helping them brush their teeth on Oct. 24, 2016 in Lima, New York. 

 Courtney, Ashlyn, and Cooper look through the bible before the sacrament meeting begins on Oct. 23, 2016 at The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Geneseo ward, Rochester Stake. The Larson's are Mormon instilling the word of God, good faith, and importance of family into their children. 

Courtney, Ashlyn, and Cooper look through the bible before the sacrament meeting begins on Oct. 23, 2016 at The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Geneseo ward, Rochester Stake. The Larson's are Mormon instilling the word of God, good faith, and importance of family into their children. 

 Courtney holds Brody's inhaler to his mouth on Oct. 24, 2016 in Lima, New York.  He takes two inhalers a day, one twice every morning and a different one a night to help him breath. He has bad asthma which is a side effect of being premature as a baby born at just 25 weeks. 

Courtney holds Brody's inhaler to his mouth on Oct. 24, 2016 in Lima, New York.  He takes two inhalers a day, one twice every morning and a different one a night to help him breath. He has bad asthma which is a side effect of being premature as a baby born at just 25 weeks. 

 Courtney holds Kylie in an embrace as they wait for the bus on Oct. 24, 2016 in Lima, New York. The kids have been going to school at Kid Start since they were 2.5 because they were behind in speech in development. 

Courtney holds Kylie in an embrace as they wait for the bus on Oct. 24, 2016 in Lima, New York. The kids have been going to school at Kid Start since they were 2.5 because they were behind in speech in development. 

 Courtney helps Kylie, Brody, and Ashlyn walk to their ice rink with their skates on for hockey as Cameron helps Cooper put his skates on, on Oct. 22, 2016 in Geneseo, New York. Courtney and Cameron signed them up for hockey in early October as a way for them to learn to skate but also to meet other children.

Courtney helps Kylie, Brody, and Ashlyn walk to their ice rink with their skates on for hockey as Cameron helps Cooper put his skates on, on Oct. 22, 2016 in Geneseo, New York. Courtney and Cameron signed them up for hockey in early October as a way for them to learn to skate but also to meet other children.

 Cameron throws out ripped up papers in the quads room on Nov. 16, 2014 in Lima, New York. Courtney and Cameron woke up to find the quads room covered in important documents after the kids got into the closet to play. They later locked the closet shut so they couldn't get into it.

Cameron throws out ripped up papers in the quads room on Nov. 16, 2014 in Lima, New York. Courtney and Cameron woke up to find the quads room covered in important documents after the kids got into the closet to play. They later locked the closet shut so they couldn't get into it.

 Cameron and Courtney prepare to go to bed on Oct. 23, 2016 in Lima, New York. " We only have one full bathroom up stairs for six people, it's never big enough," says Courtney. 

Cameron and Courtney prepare to go to bed on Oct. 23, 2016 in Lima, New York. " We only have one full bathroom up stairs for six people, it's never big enough," says Courtney. 

 Courtney checks on the girls before she goes to sleep on Oct. 23, 2016 in Lima, New York. Ashlyn and Kylie share a bed together in their room while the boys have two twin size beds in their room. 

Courtney checks on the girls before she goes to sleep on Oct. 23, 2016 in Lima, New York. Ashlyn and Kylie share a bed together in their room while the boys have two twin size beds in their room. 

 Courtney and Cameron pray before going to sleep on Oct. 23, 2016. They prayed for best wishes for their family and loved ones. 

Courtney and Cameron pray before going to sleep on Oct. 23, 2016. They prayed for best wishes for their family and loved ones.