The first snow is like…

Yesterday we had our very first snow of the season. It looked like almost a foot of snow fell! Not getting any snow until November 17 is highly unusual but since our summer had record-breaking heat, I’m not sure what to expect this winter. It snowed all day yesterday. Huge fluffy flakes. Watching the snow…

What it’s like having a baby with Down Syndrome

Even before I was married with any kids, I always knew that there was a chance of me having a child with special needs. I always told myself I would stop having kids at 40 because I knew after that, my chances increased with having a child with special needs. The older I got the…

Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!

The girls greeted us when we got home. These Speckled Sussex are the smartest and nicest chickens we’ve ever had. They even come when we call them. “Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!” They come a running because they know we have treats. Even if they hear our door open, they come running. These girls let us pet…