Country living, Just for laughs


The thing about living in the country is that sometimes a stray cow moseys over and parks itself in your backyard. Over the summer, we had this unexpected visitor from the farm next door. At least she made herself useful by trimming the grass under our hanging baskets. I grew up without animals in the house, or the yard, for…

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Life as a SAHM, Potty training

Still the Best Job in the World

That’s right, we’re back in the potty training trenches. My youngest is 25 months old, and she can’t wait to be as grown up as her sisters in every possible way. To capitalize on her eagerness, I kicked off the potty training with 4 days of the “bare bottom” approach. The technique worked for my oldest, and my middle child…eventually.…

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