Silent Night, Holy Night

It is so still, I can feel my heart pulsing through my body with each strong beat. All the noises of my house are louder than normal, but the buzzes and creaks are comforting. What a long weekend it has been. My husband got the flu (or something), my baby has been needy and not having … Continue reading Silent Night, Holy Night

Everything You Need To Know About The World Of Pumping

If you've never done it before, breastfeeding is a whole new world. Words like latch, colostrum, engorgement, foremilk and hindmilk, letdown, mastitis, clogged ducts, and thrush can really get your mind spinning. I really thought I would never get there. But I had more confidence in breastfeeding than pumping. For some reason, the thought of … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About The World Of Pumping

Christmas Gift Ideas For The Broke Mom

Ahhh, Christmas. That beautiful time of the year when we celebrate the birth of our Savior, time with family and friends, delicious feasts and treats, & spending an insane amount of money on unnecessary crap that everyone is just going to forget about a month later. I have a love-hate relationship with Christmas. On one … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas For The Broke Mom

You know you’re a farmers wife if…

1. ...you feel #blessed on the rare occasions you actually get to prepare a evening meal. 2. ...you are willing to go through pretty much any discomfort (using a plastic armrest as a chair, braving 80+ temps in a non-air conditioned tractor cab, wheezing through waves of bean dust, yelling over the roar of the … Continue reading You know you’re a farmers wife if…