I have 3 kids. 3 kids means lots of soccer, basketball, t-ball, swimming lessons….. You get the idea. Our kids have participated in all things sports with the exception of our youngest son who is autistic. Every thing I have read and people I have spoken with usually same the same thing. Team sports areContinue reading “Insisting on Snowboarding”
Lefse – My family has a Scandinavian history. Growing up, I remember making lefse with my grandmother. I always remember it being a Christmas time family activity. My mom, sister, and I would spend a Saturday at “Bobbie’s” house making lefse. Lefse is similar to a flour tortilla but it is made of potatoes, whippingContinue reading “Lefse – A Family Tradition”
My last minute Christmas gifts that my kids (all are on break!!) can help with. Christmas is next week, and time is running short for gift buying. What could be more perfect than a gift that’s quick and easy to make and packaged with love? We have a large family and circle of friends soContinue reading “My Last Minute Gifts – Do I have the time??”
A few days ago I wrote about our impeding visit to the dentist with my autistic son. I am happy to report he tolerated the sedation and dental work very well. No parent is ok with having their child sedated or under anesthesia. Unfortunately this was our only option to do some necessary dental workContinue reading “We Survived Sedation and the Dentist”
My youngest son is Autistic and last week I posted a blog about the challenge of “Secret Santa”. Well, we are working our way through “Secret Santa” week – just a few minor issues. But now it is the Dentist. No human on this planet likes going to the dentist – PERIOD!! No one likesContinue reading “Autism and a visit to the Dentist”
A Boy and his Jersey Many friends talk about how moody, grumpy, hormonal, and genuinely difficult their 15 year old son or daughter can be. I am not here to say our son is perfect and does not have his moments (He does!!) But there is something about him and his 1st jersey. He lovesContinue reading “A Boy and his Jersey”
The Elf was found on my boots this morning. I am off at a Washington State Dairy Products Commission meeting. Hopefully he makes sure my boots are nice and warm when I get home. I don’t like heading to the barn in December with cold boots.
What does Autism look like? Many times people think they know what they typical autistic child look like. I am not sure where they get their idea or opinion but I want people to know what my son looks like. He is 10 years old and a highly functioning autistic child. As we enter theContinue reading “What does Autism look like? Many times p”
If you ever need a reason (I don’t think you do) to love the jersey breed the picture says it all!!
So today I found the elf hanging out on the washer and dryer. We wash towels every day that we use in the milking parlor. The towels are used to clean the teats before we attach the milking machine. The elf was happy with all the clean towels..