Even when things get busy on the homestead, it’s important to keep your head on your shoulders or you might just find yourself face-to-face with a poisonous snake.
When my oldest son was 4, we found out we would be having another baby near the end of October. Over the next several months, we tried to prepare my son for becoming a big brother.
As I sat down to my computer, coffee in hand, to add the finishing touches to this week’s post, the television in the next room caught my attention. The stories of total destruction, flooding and so many lives lost are a somber reminder that we are constantly at the mercy of Mother Nature.
“But Momma, you can fix him! Right?” No parent wants to hear her child cry these words. We want to be superheroes to our youngsters, and we feel guilty when the cape just doesn’t work.
Spring forward! Oh, how I love those two little words! They mean longer days in the sun, beautiful blooms, new farm babies, play time in the dirt—and did I mention sunshine?
To move forward in life, every child must begin to evolve from the moment of conception, growing and changing until we thrust ourselves out into the world.
“Jacked up” can be defined as being full of excitement and nervousness or being overly stimulated, but on our homestead, it’s a term of endearment used to describe the qualities of my foreman, Jack.