Category Archives: Being a Mom

Fall Thoughts and Announcements

Mid-November is by definition fall, but the weather a few weeks ago looked exactly like winter. We had our first measurable snows of the season, and Speedy was delighted by the white-coated roofs and stomping around in boots and snow … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To His First Home 

We sold our house this summer, and it almost killed us.  I’m half kidding but only half.  I think I’ve mentioned before we moved into the house on the dairy farm over the winter. We never had a big, official … Continue reading

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Families, Kids, and Immigration

I shared this on Instagram yesterday, and I thought it fit nicely here, too.     As I’ve picked up and held this handsome babe over the last week my heart has been so heavy with the knowledge that hopeful immigrants … Continue reading

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Being Intentional About Singing in the Kitchen

Speedy and I like to run around the kitchen exuberantly dancing and singing. Everything from nursery rhymes and Christmas songs to the latest pop hits. We laugh about our ridiculous moves until the dogs perk up their ears and stare as they try to … Continue reading

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Birthday Fun, Easter, Racing, and April Snow

Minnesota weather is never boring. Last month as we got several big March snowstorms I reasoned that it hadn’t been a bad winter, overall. December and January had plenty of bitter cold, but snowfall in our little pocket of the … Continue reading

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