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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.
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...

Prodromal and Precipitous Labor: One Mom’s Experience with the Unexpected

This post shares one mom's experience with Prodromal and Precipitous labor. Her knowledge comes from experience, as well as referencing the following sources: The American Pregnancy Association, The US Library of Medicine, National Institutes...

Pregnant During a Pandemic: My Terrifying Second Pregnancy

Mid-Michigan Moms is thrilled to partner with McLaren Lapeer Region and McLaren Flint to bring you Navigating Your Pregnancy, an editorial series event. In this installment of our Editorial Series Collection, McLaren, and the...

Please, Quit Buying all the Toys!

Picture this... you're walking across your living room floor and, in the short trip, you stumble over all manner of toys. You step on a tractor, a lego, and have to kick a stuffed...

Understanding Your Food Label: Marketing vs. Reality

What do you see when you go to a grocery store? Food, obviously. Do you read labels? Sure, we all do. When you see a box of Cheerios with "gluten-free" on it, do you...