A Busy Two Weeks–Blessings and Adjustments

(So many causes for celebration! Pink decor from Rebekah’s birthday, blue in honor of our boys, and lovely flowers my husband brought home for Mother’s Day. It has certainly been a season of blessing and celebration!) Well, most of you have probably heard our big news (thanks to social media). But I am so excited to finally share it with you here on our blog! Our boys Daniel Alan and Joseph Morris joined us on May 2nd. The past two weeks were full of new adventures and adjustments. Due to having a completely different birth experience (more on that later) than with Rebekah … Read more…

Is Imitation the Greatest Form of Flattery?

Imitation is the greatest form of flattery.  I’ve been thinking about this quote a lot lately. Rebekah wants to do everything I do. She will sling her mini purse over her shoulder and walk around perusing her toys. She’ll pick up her baby doll and feed her with a toy bottle. She will sit and look at books, slowly flipping through them, studying the pictures and words she does not yet know. She will imitate sounds that I make, tongue clicks, and blowing air. When we are playing, she will mimic silly faces back at me. A few weeks ago she … Read more…

A Giveaway From Lomah Acres Just in Time for Mother’s Day!

I have been on the search to find safer skincare products that do not have strange and obscure chemicals listed in the ingredients. Along the way I found many products I could not afford and many that though were “all natural” I found them sticky or ineffective. Then a couple months ago I read a review by Amy Miller about Lomah Acres, a small family-owned farm in Nebraska (my home state). Owners Kathy and Jim (and their 10 kids) have made a successful business of making and selling primarily goat-milk products: soaps, lotions, lip balms, perfumes, laundry detergent, face cream, and … Read more…