Birthdays and Identity

My oldest turned 5 years old today. That is hard to believe. The same kid who's pregnancy had me in fits of excitement, fear, joy, depression-- pretty much all the emotions-- and whose delivery lasted 32 hours is now a 5 year old kid, half my height and reading... I struggled with becoming a mom, … Continue reading Birthdays and Identity

It’s My Birthday. 😐

February birthdays...nothin like 'em. It's cold, dark, looks like this outside: And everybody is sick 😷 so forget actual celebration. The kids came in and sang "Happy Birthday" this morning, which was fairly adorable. But this mama is feeling every bit of 29...more like 59. My body is tired and sore, my joints are stiff … Continue reading It’s My Birthday. 😐

Homestead Updates

It's finally starting to slow down around here, which is great! Because it'll pick up in full force for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Baby #4, New Years, chick brooding, garden planning, and seed starting soon enough! We've really been enjoying the fireplace on chilly evenings. I can't imagine ever getting tired of it. Friday Husband of mine … Continue reading Homestead Updates