Enduring fences and family follies

At times there seem to be large fences ahead of us, but when we can see what is ahead of us, over the barrier, we either find away under, through or over the barrier in front of us. Or we can always turn around and go back to where we came from. 
My fence lately? Time. Prioritizing. I have so much to say, so much to share yet a lot of stretching of my schedule.

First comes my family and more time with them has been my priority. And it has worked. I have learned a happy mom makes a happy family. But also kids are happier when the mama has a routine and more set schedule. Thus my sharing here has been less and limited but my family has flourished.

It’s been seven years to the date this week that Nathan and I met. It is our modern day fairy tale with plenty of twists and turns. It is also five years ago this month that we made the plunge to the prairie. Nathan left behind the corporate perks and pay for his family’s business. We did it for our family and never looked back with regret.
Have we had some follies along the way? Absolutely. 
Just trying to take a family picture is a folly much less wading through life’s many changes we have had  and continue to experience. 
But facing fences and follies with my family is the only way I can take on the next fence life may bring. 
Linking up to Friday Fence’s

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  1. It sounds like you have a great grip on all of it Katie!

  2. You are doin’ good, Katie. Love these photos of your farm and family.

    Thank you for sharing at RT this week. xo

  3. loving it all. good for you!

  4. That fence is not about to bend to just any old breeze that sweeps across the landscape, no matter how strong!

    Battered Gate

  5. Hi, Glad I found you on the Blog Hop. I joined you as Kathy B.
    Please come by. your always welcome, http://www.southernmadeintheshade.blogspot.com.

  6. Nice shot….welcome to FF

  7. A sound philosophy for living, hard won but worth all the effort from the family feeling that’s evident in these photos. Good luck to you and thanks for te reminder that there is always another way to deal with life’s challenges.

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