Why I Let My Farm Kids Play Sports

Why I Let My Farm Kids Play Sports

Being a homesteader can consume quite a bit of our time.  And the thought of adding extracurricular activities to our already busy schedule is overwhelming.  So why in the world do we do it? Are we crazy?  Maybe.  Do we sometimes have baby goats on game night?  Yep.  Do we get behind on getting things […]

Raising Entrepreneurs on the Homestead

Raising Entrepreneurs on the Homestead

I have a passion for all things entrepreneurial.  I know it kind of goes against the status quo of going to college, getting a degree, and working a 9 to 5 job.  That just doesn’t sound very exciting to me.  What excites me is hearing stories of others who have started their own businesses. So […]

Age Appropriate Chores on the Homestead

Age Appropriate Chores on the Homestead

Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest! A part of making the homestead life a success is teaching our children to come along side us and take part in maintaining the farm.  If you are new to homesteading or feel so tired of doing everything yourself while your children look on, this post might be of some […]

My Confession as a Mama Hen

My Confession as a Mama Hen

You’ve heard the saying, “You can’t give advice about parenting unless you have children.” Although I was not guilty of that one, I do have a confession to make. Here it goes. I was one of these mamas… A younger wife and mother who looked down upon older, wiser moms because they weren’t as protective […]

Confession of an Unworthy Homesteader

Confession of an Unworthy Homesteader

Many of you have heard about the Homesteading Wife’s Christian Devotional ebook I have been working on. Here is my confession: Although each devotion is something I have struggled with personally at one time or another and have overcome,  I have been blasted with the old lie of feeling unworthy to write this ebook. There […]

Raising Our Sons To Provide

Raising Our Sons To Provide

The many uses of baling twine After shooting his first deer ever, my 12 year old son’s voice got a little deeper.  You see, when I asked him how it made him feel to be able to provide for our family, he said, “It makes me feel like a man.” I posted his picture with […]

Special Announcement!

As a mother of five blessings, I sometimes get those looks.  You know, those looks of pity and the question, “Why?”  Despite negative or sympathetic reactions, we believe that each and everyone of our children are a gift. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone thought this way? I am so excited to tell you, that […]