You know what’s fun? All your kids getting the chickenpox. You know what’s even more fun? Getting the shingles yourself and then actually giving all your kids the chickenpox. Whoop! We sure know how to par-tay here on the farm. Luckily, we’re able to lay low as needed (hello, the cow is dry!) and our bathroom cabinet is
You know it’s going to be a delight to make an echinacea tincture that begins with a butterfly photograph, am-I-right? I’m right. Take a deep breath… in and out… another deep breath… there you go. Don’t you feel better? Now stare at the butterfly below, take another breath, and then we’ll move onto this homemade echinacea
I am here. Despite the plague having hit our house hard over the last week and a half, I am here. I may be buried under no less than nineteen loads of dirty towels, sheets, pajamas, and pillowcases… but I am here. And you know what? While I wasn’t here, but rather swimming in the
Yesterday, I was curled up on my bed in fetal position. My bones ached and my skin was magically pulsing with heat and covered in chills at the same time. My eyes were watering and desired nothing more than to stay closed no matter the cost. My body was fatigued and weary. I went to
A Family Health Center At Home: Building Options Great bonding can be done over poopy diapers. As I sat with Juliette at church a few days ago, I struck up conversation with a friend of mine who was changing a poopy diaper and struggling with a dang ‘ol skin issue in the diaper area. And I completely
Remember that time you were pregnant, for your fourth time, and you felt pretty tuckered? And remember when it only took 14? 15? 16? (how many weeks am I again? does anyone even count the 4th time?) to grow out of your brand new wardrobe that you finally splurged on after weaning the last baby?
For a variety of reasons, this has been a difficult post for me to write. I keep thinking the words will come easily and that I’ll be super eager to share, but in reality, they don’t. And I’m not. But I will – because I think it’s important, especially as a blogger, that we maintain
What? Don’t give me that look. Have you ever experienced the first few days of nursing post baby? They can be rough. So when I attended by sister’s baby shower this weekend, I was eager to mix up this breastfeeding nipple cream recipe to help a girl out. Nipples need help. It ain’t all fun