For most farm folks, taking a day off of work just isn’t realistic. Animals must be fed and cared for, no matter what the calendar says. So its understandable that many of my farming friends just couldn’t wrap their heads around … Continue reading
My sister Anna was born with a very rare genetic disorder called Alagille Syndrome (ALGS). There are only about 8,000 cases of ALGS in the United States and only a couple of hospitals that treat it. For the past two … Continue reading
I’ve learned a lot over the last four years and I’m eager to help new moms just like so many other show moms once helped me. So here’s the run down on our absolute favorite things for stock shows with a baby.Continue reading
Over the past 5 days, my home state of Louisiana has been devastated by record breaking floods. (If you haven’t heard about this disaster, this article can fill you in on what has happened). To be quite honest, its hard … Continue reading
A long, long time ago, when Gameboys were black and white and Pokemon was first popular, I was the proud trainer of a pretty ferocious Charizard. My brother and I were obsessed with Pokemon, spending as much time playing as … Continue reading
You may have noticed things have been quiet around here lately, but I promise, we’ve got an awfully cute excuse for that. On March 31st, we welcomed our son Landon. He is absolutely perfect, with his Daddy’s blue eyes, his … Continue reading
In honor of Rare Disease Day, I challenge you to join us in celebrating rare people by performing acts of kindness in your community from February 22nd to 29th. Together we can increase awareness for ALL rare diseases. Together we can make sure the voices of ALL rare people are heard.Continue reading
When I think back on everything I gained during my time in FFA, my friends are the first thing that come to mind.
The plaques and banners were boxed up years ago. The jackets are hanging in the back corner of a closet. The friends? They’re still on speed dial.
I wasn’t prepared to be rocked, motivated and recharged in ways I didn’t even know I needed. I didn’t know that these women and this cause would take root in my heart, in a deeper way than I had ever experienced.Continue reading
Today FFA and agriculture education are cultivating the next generation of agriculture leaders through a commitment to hands on learning, personal growth and living a life of service. Sorry PETA, nothing about that seems “lame” to me.Continue reading