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Flowers, Tomatoes and Cantaloupes…Oh My!

If you haven’t already planted your flower pots, flower garden, veggies or strawberry patch, I highly encourage you to involve your kiddos.  Planting is a perfect way to allow your kids to not only get dirty, but learn about where their food comes from along with soil health and responsibility. Gardening encourages kids to try […]

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Farm Moms Unite – Surviving Planting Season

I’m a farm momma. I grew up on a farm, work fulltime in agriculture, and I married a farmer. This means there are two very busy seasons in my life each year – planting and harvest. Other farm moms are probably starting to feel my same angst as spring planting season has officially kicked into […]

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Nurturing Your Spirited Child’s Personality and Heart

Raising a spirited child is not for the faint of heart. If you have a spirited child, you will know exactly what I’m talking about. I’ve heard every trick in the book from well intentioned folks: “Just distract her with something else!” Yeah, right. When she is laser focused on something, you won’t be able […]

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Loving You Enough

There are some nights, when I crawl into bed that I start to fear I am not thankful enough for you, that I didn’t love you enough that day.  That I didn’t hug you enough. I got too angry over little things. Little things like you sticking your feet under the rug repeatedly bunching it […]

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Adoption Completes Families – Like Mine.

When I think about my family, I can’t imagine it any other way, but without adoption, our family could have looked a whole lot different growing up.  Two of my oldest siblings, my brother and sister, are both adopted. Some people know this about our family, others just simply aren’t aware. Many when they find […]

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Car Seat Friendly Halloween Costumes

When you live out in the country, traveling to a neighbor’s house to trick-or-treat can be quite a jaunt! We travel to three different cities during all Hallows Eve in order to catch all the family. This means a lot of time in and out of a car seat for the kiddo. This also means […]

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Working Mom Guilt -An Invisible Ache

Scrolling through my Facebook and Instagram feeds throughout the summer made my heart sink more than once. I watched my mom friends who are stay-at-home moms or have summers off, take their kids to every local waterpark imaginable, head to the cities for trips to the zoo, check out various parks, and attend library event […]

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Top 5 Favorite Toddler Books

As a mom, did you ever promise yourself something you would never deny your kids?  Books were one of mine. I remember getting handed the Scholastic Books brochures, stuffing them in my backpack and rushing home to beg my parents to order every single book. I was usually pretty lucky if I got one. When […]

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