Balancing life on the homestead is not easy, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. I’ll be the first to admit that I have struggled with balance almost my entire adult life. Once our family started to grow and we started to live out the lifestyle that our grandparents had taught us, the task of […]
When we moved here to Missouri, we never dreamt that it would be as difficult as it was to get the homestead we had purchased up and running. Don’t get me wrong, we knew it was going to take time, effort, energy, resources, optimism, patience, and a whole heck of a lot of faith. Did […]
Are you thinking about homeschooling your kids while homesteading? If so, there’s something you should know. Homeschooling and homesteading is hard work. Yet, like most families who homestead and homeschool will tell you, it’s incredibly rewarding. When you make a point of including your children in your homesteading activities, they learn important lessons they wouldn’t […]
Before homesteading full-time, getting ready for baby meant having what baby items I needed and stocking the pantry for about four months. Since embracing the living-off-the-land lifestyle full-time, however, preparing takes on a new meaning. See how I’m preparing for our new bundle of joy, and glean some ideas for your next bundle.
If you haven’t noticed people are waking up and there is a homesteading movement happening among families everywhere and because of that many children are being introduced to gardening for the very first time. Many are wondering about how to get their children in a self sufficient, homesteading mindset. Well here are a few tips […]
Getting outside to garden or care for animals can seem to be a challenge when you add a baby to the equation. Here’s a simple solution to getting out there, with your baby!