Chickens- not as hard as you think to raise, but not as easy as you hope.

With the price of eggs skyrocketing, everyone is talking about chickens. We started our Chicken raising journey last Spring, so I thought I’d share a bit about what I know. First, some background: Matt (the hubs) and I bought a ranch this summer with big plans to retire out there in 4.5 years, off grid, … More Chickens- not as hard as you think to raise, but not as easy as you hope.

Fetal Alcohol

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month. I have spent the last 3 years of my life raising 2 children affected by fatal alcohol. One was diagnosed as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), one of the most drastic and severe syndromes within the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). While they are no longer in my … More Fetal Alcohol

Seizures Suck

Imagine waking up not knowing what just happened, where you are, why you can’t move or talk, perhaps banged and bruised, thoroughly embarrassed, and feeling like you have the worlds worst hangover. Now imagine it 2-4 times in a day, 10-15 days a month. That’s been the life of my daughter since she was 16. … More Seizures Suck

Am I Racist?

This is the question we must ask ourselves. The answer is, I indeed have prejudices, does that mean I have racism? Maybe. I don’t want to, I want to say “NO, NEVER”, but how will we change, how will the next generation be better than us if we aren’t honest with ourselves? How I wish … More Am I Racist?