Category Archives: Being a Mom

Saying Goodbye To His First HomeΒ 

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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In the News: Farming, Cold Weather, and More

Happy Friday – if you happen to be reading this on the day it’s published that is. πŸ™‚ Spring is in the air in some places, and even in Minnesota I see melting snow and hopes of 30-40 degree temperatures for … Continue reading

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