The Sounds

I’m laying in bed, all I hear is the sound of my husband deep breaths and the hum of the ceiling fan. The house is quite. All are sound asleep in their beds. I can’t help but be thankful for the yelling and screaming the just a few short hours ago filled my house. It…

3 under 3 for 3

Many of you know I recently quit my full time job to be home with my family more. It had been a HUGE blessing for me and my family! I’m loving what we have going on these days. So I thought I’d give you a little family update and advice on a couple things I’ve…

She Yelled At My Child

Recently I had a friend visit us at our home. Josiah was being his typical, three year old, misbehaving self. I had disciplined him several times already during their visit. I was getting tired. So the next time Josiah misbehaved and didn’t listen, my friend yelled him. Not a big, forceful yell, but definitely enough…

It’s coming!

Just wanted to share a happy little post about spring on the farm. It’s coming!! It will be here soon! We were able to get outside and play today. I even had the windows open for a bit. Feels so good. On this farm spring means calves, foals and chicks. We are expecting a foal…

What’s right?

Recently I’ve spent ALOT of time trying to figure out this family of five thing. My husband has a pretty demanding job that includes alot of responsibility. He also farms. This takes alot of time. Plus there is the every day needs of a family. The dinner to make, the laundry to wash and the…

The Moments

Today is my last official day of maternity leave. My heart is in mourning. This is my last leave if this nature. I’m not sure I’m ready to rejoin the “real” world. I’ve enjoyed the days of pajamas, mid-day naps, and day time TV. I’ve loved the extra time I’ve gotten to spend with friends…

101 before 30- an update

Just over a year ago I put together a list of 101 thing I wanted to accomplish before my 30th birthday. We are now just under a year and a half from that monumental birthday, haha. I figured it was time to update and see how far I’ve come. I’ve pasted the original list below…

The Perfect Play Dough

My three year old recently discovered the joys of play dough. He’s played with it before but only recently really took a liking to it. When I friend came to visit she made a batch and he’s been asking to play with it just about everyday since. Now, that first batch didn’t last long. In…

Love vs. Lust

Today during nap time I was watching “The View”. (Yes, our nap time is at 10:00 in the morning because we get up at 4:30…) They had a segment called ‘love or lust’. The attention getting line was that a relationship should be based on lust not love. I thought I’d weigh in. As I…

My Village People

A couple days ago I wrote about my struggles with postpartum depression and the triumphs I have over coming it. Today, I have to share my true key, my secret remedy, my magic potion for dealing with postpartum and quite frankly all depression. My village people, y’all! I have an amazing group of people who…

Third Time is NOT the Charm!

**Disclaimer- I’m not sharing this post for your pity, sympathy or to make you sad. I share because sometimes we need to know we are not an island. We all have struggles. Knowing we aren’t alone is important. Let’s support each other is all walks of life. Thanks y’all!** Third times the charm, that’s what…

A Stammeyer Christmas Letter

Merry Christmas!! Season’s greetings to each of you and Happy Birthday Jesus! Last year I posted our annual letter here on my blog, and I’m doing it again! Please enjoy our Top Ten Highlights of 2015: 10. Ross grew a (terrible) beard for hunting season. He shot one heck of a… Squirrel. He’s a great…