Oh my goodness. The night you were born, I was completely unprepared! You came sooner than expected, and I feel as if that characterizes the majority of our relationship. Your questions take me off guard, and I'm rarely prepared for your big thoughts and poignant comments. Where have the last 6 years flown, my sweet … Continue reading Happy 6th Birthday, Boo Bear!
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
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. 😐
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
Meet our son, Henrik Weston Our bouncing baby boy entered this world at 10:30am this morning, weighing in at 7 lbs even, and measuring 19 inches long. Happy Birthday, sweet boy! Mama and Papa are so proud and we love you so!
It's my birthday!!!! Usually I'd be really excited and surround myself with the color blue (it's my favorite) but this year, I'm suddenly keenly aware of the fact that I'm... Aging...*shivers* Ages 20-23 were a blast. I was fit (mostly) and by 23, healthy. I was running 30 miles a week and lifting weights. My … Continue reading The Step Beyond