A full life

Since mid-summer of last year, I have had a ‘this too shall pass’ mindset. I have calmed myself with the idea that while life may be crazy at the moment, things will settle down after – I have the baby/we sell the house/we buy the new house/we move/we finish unpacking/we drive all the way down … More A full life

My Green Thumb Girl

  I was using old magazines and newspapers to pack up glassware. My girl slipped a seed catalog out of the mix and settled in for a good read. The gardening bug hits early around here! πŸ™‚  

Cloth Diapers

This post is the first in a little series I am doing on cloth diapers. Later, I will be writing about β€˜Where to Start? Choosing Style, Price Range, Brand’ and β€˜Set-up and Accessories- Detergent, Wipes, Wet bag, and Storage,’ as well as posting a few videos. If you have a baby and are interested in … More Cloth Diapers

Children are Not Dogs

This has nothing to do with homesteading or leading the simple life. It has everything to do with the inexcusable lack of decency that plagues today’s society. This is my response to America’s Funniest Videos, callous news stories, crass reality television, and inappropriate Facebook posts. I cannot keep quiet any longer. Babies and children are … More Children are Not Dogs

Life goes on

My days are beginning to find a rhythm. Baby is up at around the same time each morning, goes to bed around the same time each night. As for naps, well, that is a different story entirely. Our darling little daughter does not like naps. She fights them furiously, whining and crying when tired, as … More Life goes on

Deo Gratias

Two months ago, (very) early on a Saturday morning, we welcomed our first child into the world.   My capacity for love is greater than I ever thought possible; each day I love our baby more and more. She is teaching us a great deal about ourselves, our marriage, and our lives. We are stronger … More Deo Gratias