30 Days of Blogging, Day 13

Bed-sharing is helping my marriage. OK, it's way more complicated than that, but here's the thing... When I wanted to bed share and my wife didn't, and we tried for months to get her to stay in her crib, fighting with her, fighting ourselves at 2am when we just wanted to give up and bring… Continue reading 30 Days of Blogging, Day 13

30 Days of Blogging, Day 12

My new year's resolution was to master sourdough bread making. Those who've been following me for a while know I'm interested in self-sufficiency when it comes to food. I grow a lot of our food in the garden, and I'm an official crazy chicken lady with my backyard chickens. I bake bread to feed my… Continue reading 30 Days of Blogging, Day 12

30 days of blogging, Day 4

 I got a bit of work done on my dissertation proposal edits today because my wife took the kiddo to the local butterfly conservatory again. She loves that place.  Today was the first time Avery had zero naps. I tried to get her down twice, and she even laid herself down in bed and looked… Continue reading 30 days of blogging, Day 4

30 days of blogging, day 2

My chickens are laying again! Well, the one mature one is laying again. The eggs stopped coming when the days got shorter in early November, but for the past 3 days I've gotten an egg a day from good old Minerva. There's something so satisfying about picking up a warm, fresh egg from a comfy… Continue reading 30 days of blogging, day 2