Farming is basically an entirely different world from what most people live in. Unless you are a farmer, there is probably a lot you don’t understand or appreciate about the lifestyle. That being said, there are certain things everyone should know about the farm. One of those things is proper terminology. No, I don’t expect
My older kids have really embraced all that farm life has to offer. While the younger ones love the easy-access to animals, they don’t really get to participate in much. Therefore, I try to incorporate farm things into their learning activities whenever possible. My newest teaching material is farm animal sound bingo. Sound Bingo Sound
I know that the stereotypical farm girl doesn’t generally have her nose buried in a magazine, but I try not to adhere to stereotypical norms. I was recently introduced to Priority One Clearing Services, a magazine subscription clearinghouse. I already had my favorite magazines, but I was pleasantly surprised to learn there were several others
I know this post is long overdue, but I found some pictures on my camera last night. I think ducklings are the cutest baby animal ever. They are all fluffy and cuddly. I know they grow up quickly and are less attractive (but not necessarily ugly), but I don’t care. I’m going to love the
I desperately need your advice. I’m at a crossroads. My son wants a bucket/bottle calf. Of course, the old song and dance goes along with it: I promise to take care of him. But will he? Should I? Would you?! The Back Story A while back, we had a few dairy cows. We thought it
For many, vitamin B12 shots are a vital part of life. If you have certain digestive disorders (like celiac disease) or simply have trouble absorbing the nutrient, oral pills or a vitamin B12-rich diet are out of the question. Individuals with pernicious anemia also need vitamin B12 shots. Other methods of supplementation aren’t as effective.
Are you a gardener? Do you plant your crops from seeds? If you grow your family’s foods – or just enjoy playing in the dirt – you probably want to produce the healthiest, safest foods possible. Unfortunately, GMO seeds are extremely popular – and quite dangerous. In order to grow the best plants possible, you
I love books. There aren’t many things that I enjoy more than reading. Fortunately, I’ve managed to instill a love of reading in my children too. Since moving to the farm, it’s been important to me that the kids learn all they can about this new lifestyle we’ve adopted. We have some farm animals –