Sharing my column I wrote for Progressive Farmer’s February issue. Here is a photo of the big closing day!
When I was a kid, my Gran had awesome New Year’s Eve parties for all her friends and neighbors. She would always make punch in her crystal punch bowl. Our neighbor, Faye, would bring bbq lil smokies. Everyone would dress up and come over to eat, drink, and visit. Tonight isn’t fancy. Only the fourContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Traditions”
“Mama, why is that sheep laying like that?” My three-year-old and I were checking ewe lambs in a field and he spotted the same thing I did. A ewe lamb laying bloated, feet up in the air. Then, we spotted another. In the end, we lost three ewe lambs that day. And my little boyContinue reading “Death on the Family Farm”
Well, now that I am two kids in, I figured an updated “Must Have” list was necessary. If you have friends having little ones, feel free to share. The registry process is super overwhelming, so maybe this will help a bit. These are items I cannot live without. My two kids could not be moreContinue reading “10 Newborn Must Haves (Updated)”
Today, I will return to work after about 10 weeks of maternity leave. There are a lot of things about this parenting thing I don’t know, but one thing I am sure of is that I am not meant to be a stay-at-home Mom. And that’s ok. Some people are, and that is a wonderful,Continue reading “In Defense of Working Mamas”
Here is the second Best of 2016 blog. This was originally posted on Figuring Out the Plot. I suppose Harper’s birth story really starts at our 36 week appointment where the nurse shockingly announced I was dilated to a 3 and 70% effaced. She was sure I’d have the baby by the next week. So,Continue reading “Harper’s Birth Story”