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Cassie

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Cassie lives in the Thumb. She is married and has two boys. Cassie and her family also share their home with their two dogs. Cassie is extremely involved in Agriculture, not only is she a full-time field consultant (working with Sugarbeets) in the thumb, but her husband and his family also own and operate a dairy farm and cash crop operation. Most of her free time is spent at the farm with their kiddos, trying new recipes or just cooking in general, reading, and watching the bachelor with her girlfriends. Follow along with Cassie as she writes on her experience of becoming a mother, farm life, and plenty of other random things.
birth story series

Special Delivery, A Birth Story Series: Cassie, Part 2

The birth of my second child was nowhere near the same as the birth of my first! I know so many moms can relate. My second son came into the world fast and furious. Adding...

Release Your Inner Scrooge: Celebrating the End of the Holidays

I never thought of myself as a Scrooge, but now that the holidays are over, the decorations are taken down, things are put in their rightful places, and the extended family has gone home...I...

Mom Struggles: I Was Afraid To Leave The House With My Kids

As every mom knows, mommin' is tricky. Each of us has our own struggles, some we recognize and some we don't. Within the last year, I have identified one of my own struggles: I...

Special Delivery, A Birth Story Series: Cassie, Part 1

In a few short weeks, our home will no longer, and never again, have a baby. This fact makes me want to look back on the years I have had as a parent. It...
baby stage items

Emptying Our Nest: Bye Bye Baby Stage

As my youngest’s first birthday quickly approaches, the baby stage items are on their way out. Time seems to never slow down as a mom; this is something that I constantly struggle with. As...
picky eater

Picky Eating is Ruining Family Meals and I’m Sick of It!

I have officially decided that picky eating ruins our family meals, and I have no idea what to do about it. In our home, we have a three, almost-four-year-old, who could definitely live on fruit,...

I Can Be a Lousy Friend, But I am Going to Try Harder

I can be a lousy friend. I will be the first to admit it. I am not proud of this fact. I stink at answering and returning phone calls. Sometimes, I read a text, and I...

Parenting Solo, Together: We Aren’t A Cookie Cutter Family

Being a parent is super hard, doing it together, separated, or even "solo". It's all hard. I am a firm believer that kids were put on this earth to test us. They test our...

Long Distance Loss: Dealing with Grief from 1000 Miles Away

I just want to start this out by saying this will be raw and real. Grief and loss will do that to a person. I recently lost someone who has been in my life for...