Plans for busy times

Plans for busy times

Plans for busy times by Miranda Reiman My kitchen island is full of stacks: summer camp and summer ball forms to fill out. 4-H projects to register and swimming lessons to book. A month ago, we planned a short family camping trip. Then there are the work things to...
Really that good

Really that good

Really that good by Miranda Reiman Young kids often have a misplaced sense of confidence. “Wook, how high I jump.” As a toddler, one of my girls used to love to show off that skill. She’d squat down, chubby thighs almost touching the ground and she’d give it her all....
Uncomfortable change

Uncomfortable change

Unconventional risk management by Miranda Reiman WHAM! Tap-tap-tap. Some changes are noisy…like the current remodel and addition to our 115-year-old house. Anyone who has lived through construction dust knows the disruption. The crew knocked out the wall between the...
Always eating for two

Always eating for two

Always eating for two Nutrition matters for each stage of calf development   by Miranda Reiman How many months out of a year is a mother cow just eating for herself? Hopefully none, says Janna Kincheloe, North Dakota State University animal scientist. That emphasizes...