The roots of martial arts date back to roughly fifteenth century China. In thousands of years, the various forms of martial arts have scored a high popularity all over the world among adolescents, elders, and children. The art is also a great means of unarmed combating or self-defense, which makes martial arts the best choice […]
In this simple life that we lead on our homesteads, we should be mindful of how our children see our tending to the earth. Do they see endless hours of chores ahead of tired, agitated, over-worked parents, that would lead them to one day desire leaving the homestead in search of the modern world? Or […]
Children want to be involved, they want to learn, they want to see what it is that we are doing. If we don’t let them help with the meal plan, figure out the food storage or help with the survival gear, they aren’t going to learn to be prepared and self-sufficient.
Getting ready for a baby can be difficult in normal circumstances. Add in a crisis or a disaster and you have to be even more ready! Even if you don’t have a baby in the house, I recommend having a basic birth kit and a baby kit just in case. You never know who could […]
This two-part series talks to successful kids at their local farmer markets–why do they choose to have booths? What are the benefits and what have they learned? Join us for this 2nd article to hear their thoughts on what you should seriously consider before your children sign up for next year’s market.
Just how is a kid supposed to develop a good work ethic these days? Homesteading kids understand the value of hard work and of a dollar…and these kids share what they have learned through selling at the Farmer’s Market. Learning social skills, entrepreneurial skills, gardening, art, and learning how to produce quality handmade items…see what […]