Learning to embrace each season of life

This past winter I was asked to write an article for Progressive Dairyman for the HERd Management feature of the magazine. I agonized over what to write because to be 100% honest I have had to step away from the day to day physical labor on our farm after the birth of our second child. …

Oh Happy Day!

Our two year old daughter loves birthdays. It doesn’t matter if it is her birthday or not the moment you say Happy Birthday she instantly says, “my happy day.” So today, when Nora got up I was prepping her to say “Happy Birthday Daddy” but instantly that went downhill and suddenly it was her birthday. …

A Few of my Favorite Things: Cooking Edition

Not long ago one of my dear friends asked me what my favorite kitchen tools were. I honestly didn’t know what to tell her. I had a few must haves that instantly popped into my mind but I had to think about it a bit more to decide on the rest. Luckily as a frequent …

My Favorite Things: Our Favorite Baby Items For The Farm

As a new mother to baby number two I am suddenly reminded that life as a farmer, farm wife, work professional and mother of two is not so easy. We are constantly on the go so our baby is in turn then on the go with us. When I started this journey as a mother over …

Doctors Appointments vs. Vet Visits

Earlier this week as I waited in the doctor’s office for one of my last prenatal appointments I began to realize just how nice Telegram, cow #120 has it! I may be feeling like I’m the size of the cow but it’s nothing the same!  While I wait hours to see the doctor she gets …