Jessie Veeder

Jessie Veeder

Jessie is a singer/songwriter/writer and statewide columnist living on her family’s ranch near Watford City with her husband and daughter. She blogs at veederranch.com . Reach her at jessieveeder@gmail.com. (facebook.com/veederranch)

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    “What Does Love Mean?”

    Winter Lafferty “It means you love your mom and sister,” said Winter, who says you show them you love them by hugging and kissing them. Her older sister hugs her back. How does her mom show Winter she loves her? “She talks about it.” Winter’s favorite candy is chocolate milk and candy canes. Dominic Miskin “It […]

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    The Evolution of Love

    “How do you show your mom that you love her?” I asked the boy sitting on a tiny chair in the library of the preschool. I was sitting in front of him, knees to my chin, my bum hanging off of each edge of my own tiny chair, on a mission to find out how […]

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    New Year, new attitudes about underage drinking

    by Karen Goyne RN, Behavioral Health Nurse Southwestern District Health Unit The New Year is ringing in. This is the time when people make New Year’s resolutions. Some resolutions take a lot of effort. Some resolutions include:  getting more organized, dieting, eating healthier, and/or exercising more to name a few. These are usually directed toward self-improvement. […]

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    Newborn Photography Q&A

    Any parent will tell you, babies grow up fast! That sleepy, snuggly, tiny newborn phase doesn’t last long and that’s why many parents choose to schedule a professional photo session with their new baby, to capture and celebrate the magic and beauty that is fresh, new life. Dickinson area photographer Jessie Bren has been taking […]

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    And then there were two.

    Rosalee Gene came into this world on December 1st, just in time for the holidays and a fresh start on a New Year. She was a nice round 8 pounds, 21 ounces and has given us the gift of being sleepy and laid back and easy because I think the Good Lord knew full well […]

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    Becoming my mother. Becoming Santa Clause.

    The holiday season is in full force. The trees in the windows, the lit up houses and Christmas carols, cookies, parties and presents all conjure up different childhood memories for each of us year after year. For me Christmas is my mother. Thanksgiving comes and goes and it’s like my mom sprinkles something in the […]

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    Because it Makes Sense

    Heidi Dietrich is 10 weeks pregnant. She has two children, Declan, 5 and Delaney, 2 ½, and a loving husband, Matt. They live together in Bismarck where she leads a normal life as a mom and a business owner and right now she’s experiencing the typical symptoms of early pregnancy—headaches, bloating, fatigue and nausea—but Heidi’s […]

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