challenge · Faith · family · infertility

He Remembers the Barren GIVEAWAY

I’ve written many times about our struggles to conceive our son.  In addition, we are still praying for a sibling. In some of our darkest times, I have often found comfort in Katie Schuermann’s book: He Remembers the Barren.  This book, and the website, have given me comfort that goes beyond struggling with just barrenness.…… Continue reading He Remembers the Barren GIVEAWAY

Faith · family · home school · Homestead

Three great reasons to attend a Rodeo 

This past weekend, our family attended the Deadwood PBR Velocity Tour Rodeo together. This included our two year old son and we all had a blast!  If you’re looking for a great family outing, I’d highly recommend attending a rodeo.  Here are my top three reasons: The bull riders have pledged to honor America when…… Continue reading Three great reasons to attend a Rodeo 

Crochet · Faith · family · Homestead

Crochet Love: Just the beginning…

My mom loved to crochet.  She crafted beautiful scarves, blankets, hats, hotpads, dishcloths and more.  I never fully appreciated the work that went into creating these works of love.  When my mom passed away from Leukemia last month, I decided I would teach myself to crochet in memory of her. I joined a ton of…… Continue reading Crochet Love: Just the beginning…

Faith · family

Planning a Funeral

I never thought about planning a funeral…until  I had to.  Really, who wants to think about that?  I always thought that you just call up the funeral home and they take care of the rest.  Right?  Wrong.  I hope you take a few moments to read this post.  It might be helpful to you in…… Continue reading Planning a Funeral

Faith · family

Caring for someone you love who is terminally ill (and yourself)

  I’ve been struggling to write again since my mom passed away on Friday, March 31st… People always talk about feeling like there is a hole in their heart when someone passes.  Unfortunately, I now understand what they are talking about.  I held my mom’s hand when she stopped breathing and since then, life feels…… Continue reading Caring for someone you love who is terminally ill (and yourself)