Tag Archives: Barefoot with Kids

An Udder Surprise

Dearest friends, please forgive me. My last post was extremely discouraging. We’re all in much better spirits, now. The spring has sprung, birds are singing, buds are opening, and everyone is feeling frisky. Jude has been in raptures over the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Slipper

I’ve been sharing a lot of highlights, lately, of our new life on the farm. Barefoot Meadows has been an exciting place. There have been things to explore, new animals, and fun. Tonight, though, I’m going to share something different. … Continue reading

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Updates

Hello, friends! As you’ve probably noticed, this blog has grown. My dear Jude has been upgraded from a guest blogger to a (semi) regular writer. Look for the “posted by” tag at the top of new posts, and you may … Continue reading

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Meet Belle!

About a month before we moved here, to Barefoot Meadows, we found an ad on kijiji for Great Pyrenees pups. As an avid kijiji hawk, I showed Andrew the ad and suggested we jump on it, as I hadn’t see … Continue reading

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Settling in at Barefoot Meadows

This past weekend, we left our old home in Fort McMurray. My two younger sisters and I packed the kids up on Friday and headed out of town. The next morning, Andrew (and our beloved posse of helpers) followed with … Continue reading

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9 Days and Counting…

You probably noticed that, after our big announcement, we were conspicuously silent. (In case you missed the last few posts, we’re in the process of moving to a little farm we bought.) Shortly after posting, we got down to the … Continue reading

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Barefoot Adventures Part 3

Once we got home, Andrew¬†and I began discussing what we’d make as an offer. After some consideration, we got in touch with our realtor. I won’t go into too much detail about the negotiations, but we were, eventually, able to … Continue reading

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Barefoot Adventures Part 1

Andrew: Hello Barefoot with Kids followers and friends, I’m not usually the one to post on this blog and I apologize ahead of time – Rose is a lot better with words than I am. A lot has been going … Continue reading

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Timehop!

Lately, thanks to the Timehop app, I’ve been thinking a lot about Lucinda’s early days in the NICU. The uncertainty, the waiting, the scary medical stuff… looking at old pictures brings it all back. It amazes me how far she’s … Continue reading

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Patience, Persistence, and Potatoes

It’s funny how, as long as it’s still August, it feels like summer. Then, September 1st hits and suddenly fall is a reality. Instead of brushing off the cool, damp weather, the cold really takes root. We harvested our potatoes … Continue reading

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