A Kindness Filter

#nofilter I’m sure you’ve seen this hashtag, right? It’s commonly used on social media, accompanying what the poster is claiming to be an untouched, unedited photograph. Sometimes the photo is of a beautiful sunset, or of someone being him/herself. I don’t know for sure – and didn’t even try to look this up – but […]

And the winner is ….

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Book Birthday 2018 Swag Bag Giveaway celebrating the 1st birthday (or 1-year anniversary of the publication of my book, How to Be a Good Mom (Or at Least Not an Epic Failure). The winner, selected at random through Rafflecopter, is … a Rafflecopter giveaway Kathy wins a paperback […]

Mother’s Day 2014

This Mother’s Day post is dedicated to the teenager in the house, who remains the sweetest child of mine. Now, don’t get me wrong. The boys have their sweet moments. The way hubs tells it, Wonder Boy (the almost 7yo) took extra special care in picking just the right Mother’s Day card for me yesterday, […]

Giving up on rabbits?

Who knew keeping rabbits could be so hard? This weekend I was making jokes about finally getting to breed our two Dutch rabbits and today they both died.  This sucks.  The Girl’s first rabbit, Boots, which she got at the state fair last year, died suddenly and mysteriously just as we were about to get […]

Our First Rabbit Show

On Saturday, we attended our first rabbit workshop and “fun” show hosted by the Conway High School Ag Department. One of the Ag teachers, along with the Arkansas State Fair Rabbit Superintendent, led a workshop on rabbit care, disease recognition and nutrition. Then they let the kids practice tattooing (like many show animals, rabbits ears […]

Bunnies!

When the Girl got Boots, a tort Dutch rabbit, back in the Fall, the plan was to get a second one, a Dutch doe, as soon as we could find one, so that we could breed them.  Yes, I know, and have rabbits everywhere.  We didn’t know the wait would be so long, thinking that […]