It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

When the farmer and I were first married, we packed up, leaving our family and friends behind and moved to New Jersey to pursue our jobs. The farmer had found an engineering job (there weren’t too many corn, soybean, or wheat fields in Northern New Jersey, and we...
5 Ways to be Fully Present

5 Ways to be Fully Present

Do you struggle with minimizing life’s distractions? To maximize every second with my babies, I’ve been trying to remember to slow down and be fully present. I try to plan fun, interactive activities with them, but I also want to make the most of the everyday moments....

Lessons Learned on the Lake

One of the most memorable things my father taught me to do was waterski. When I was six months old, he put me on his lap and took me kneeboarding. When I was two years old, he stood me on the front of his jump skis and we skied together around the lake. I can remember...