The Plague Has Arrived

Posted March 22, 2018

You may have noticed that there was no new post yesterday. Today’s title “The Plague has Arrived” may have clued you in to the reason why. I currently have 4 out of 5 Cowkids home sick. Two with a stomach bug and two with Strep. Such is mom life right?!… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Parenting

I’ll Sleep on the Operating Table

Posted March 23, 2016

Despite embracing the chaos over the last month, I’ve found that the chaos has been trying to eat me alive. I’ve been more relaxed and cheerful towards my kids but, the truth is I’m still completely overwhelmed. I didn’t realize all the doctors appointments and extra things that would come… Read More »

Categories: Health and Wellness, This and That

Don’t Eat the Mudpies

Posted March 30, 2014

As I answered some reader questions for Friday’s post I was reminded of an incident that occurred about four years ago. While I strongly believe that exposure to dirt and germs ends up making healthier kids, there can be too much of a good thing…At the time this was a… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens

I am NOT a Nurse

Posted March 5, 2014

I have previously mentioned that I am not a good mom when my kids are sick. I usually have only about a day’s worth of nurturing and patience in me and then I start to slowly descend towards more of a Annie from Misery type caregiver rather than Florence Nightingale.… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Parenting

Happy New Year To Me (sarcasm)

Posted January 2, 2014

  As I write this post, I am squinting my eyes as the words shift and blur on the computer screen. You see, last night was a rough one here at the Prairie Homestead. It’s not tears in my eyes (though that may come later) making it hard to write,… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Parenting


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