12:15 am … I hold you, screaming on my left hip as I navigate our dark kitchen. Put an empty bottle on the counter, grab all it’s pieces and parts. Over the past 12 months, my hands have memorized their feel. “It’s coming buddy,” I reassure you as I open the fridge door and flood the kitchen with light as I grab the milk and … Continue reading This time last year…
“Hi, this is ….” I listened intently to the voicemail I already knew was from my OB’s office from the caller ID on my phone. She mentions needing to talk about the results to my bloodwork, drawn two days before and ends with “we’ll call the other number you have on file.” Immediately tears begin to fill my eyes. I hurriedly called back, hoping to … Continue reading Why are you asking if I had Rhogam?
2019… what a year! In 2018 we learned our family would be growing. Over the past year much more than my family has grown … I have grown so much more than I had anticipated. I have grown so much as a mom and a person in the last year, facing more fear, challenge, and exhaustion than I ever anticipated. The biggest lesson I’ve learned … Continue reading 2020: I Need a Little Grace
Since adopting the farm life (rather, the farm life adopting me), I have come to have different appreciations for the different seasons. With such a busy spring, summer, and fall, winter has become our time to take a step back, recharge, and do something fun together. For the past several years, that has been listening to the ocean waves in the Caribbean. This year, we were … Continue reading Westward Wanderers
As an “outsider” joining farm life, I’ve been met with challenges of 12-hour planting marathons in Memorial Day heat and the tasks of grasping the lingo of an unfamiliar field (Do you see what I did there? an unfamiliar FIELD? I’ll wait..it took me a minute to see it too). Adapting to the farm life has been challenging, rewarding, exhausting, exhilarating, and, of course, delicious. The farm … Continue reading The Farming Family