Rebekah Engebretson

Rebekah Engebretson

Rebekah lives in a little house on the prairie with her husband and 4 daughters near Watford City. She is a huge North Dakota fan and loves people and taking pictures and personality tests.

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    My firstborn is graduating

    May is just around the corner and this year there are mixed feelings about that. My oldest, the one who made me a mother, graduates in May. And we can hardly breathe through the panic. She, about what’s ahead for her and me, for how that changes everything for us. Why didn’t I foresee all […]

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    Bring back the bee!

    I have five cutting boards, which is quite a lot when your house is small. I almost gave most of them away in an impromptu Marie Kondo session. They made it to the giveaway box before I realized they did indeed bring me much more than joy. They provided companionship and listening skills and doubled […]

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    New Year. Better me, not a new me.

    I remember my first grade teacher asking me what my name was on the first day of school. I opened my mouth to answer, but no sound came out. I remember other times that I fully intended to speak, to give input, but was met with only silence. That is still me when I try […]

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    Homestead dreaming in the Bakken

    I don’t remember when I started dreaming about a North Dakota homestead. I am a pretty logical gal so I knew that all the prior houses that we remodeled and sold while our kids were small were leading up to moving out of town. We realized that house number four was our ticket and the […]

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    Happily Home

    Once upon a time there was a girl. She wanted motherhood for as many years as she could remember. And when her time came to be a mother, it was both harder and lovelier than she dreamed. Seventeen years ago, when my mothering of daughters began, I did not look to the growing up part. […]

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